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Health Systems Graduate Seminar 4

East Baltimore
4th term
International Health
1 credits
Academic Year:
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method:
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Undergrads Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructors:
Adam Koon

Familiarizes Health Systems students with ongoing faculty research and their areas of research, professionals and organizations in the field of international health, and provides a forum for discussion for current topics in health systems and international health. Focuses on topics like effective communication with different audiences, globalization and health, and global vertical programs and health systems, among others. In addition to this, 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 Health Systems Program faculty and staff who can be mentors and informal advisors during their course of study
  2. Identify research and practice opportunities in the Health System program
  3. Communicate audience-appropriate public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation
  4. Perform effectively in inter-professional teams
  5. Select communication strategies for different audiences and sectors
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 60% Group Work
  • 40% Participation

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