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300.724.01 Foundations in Health Policy IV

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  9:00 - 10:20am
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Sewell
Course Instructor :
Resources:
Description:

Helps HPM doctoral students synthesize course content from their first year with a specific focus on problem identification and the development of testable hypotheses; how to develop a conceptual model; approaches for conducting a literature review and synthesis. Provides an overview of the HPM Department Qualifying Examination.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Identify a public health problem and develop testable hypotheses
  2. Develop conceptual models
  3. Conduct literature reviews and synthesis
  4. Understand the components of the HPM Department qualifying exam
Methods of Assessment:

Development of a conceptual model (45%); annotated bibliography (45%); class participation (10%)

Enrollment Restriction:

HPM 1st year PhD students only

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Course is taught in departmental space, room 461 Hampton House