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Health Systems Graduate Seminar 4

East Baltimore
4th term
International Health
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructors:
Adam Koon

Familiarizes Health Systems students with work beyond the walls of academia. Cultivates essential qualities needed to effectively manage complex responsibilities in rapidly changing health systems. Includes perspectives from professionals and organizations in the field of international health, providing a forum for discussion for current topics in health systems and international health. Emphasizes skills in the modern workplace, including effective teamwork, conflict resolution, and dealing with complexity in health systems. Several practical sessions are aimed at preparing students to enter the workforce including job hunting, interviewing tips, and perspectives from employers and alumni.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify research and practice opportunities in Health Systems
  2. Apply negotiation & mediation skills to address organizational or community challenges
  3. Perform effectively on interdisciplinary teams
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 40% Participation
  • 60% Written Assignment(s)

Enrollment Restriction:

Enrollment is restricted to MSPH (Health Systems) and MHS Health Economic track students and doctoral students in the Health Systems Program and DrPH students in the Department of International Health.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required