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Health Policy and Management

Learning Objectives & Core Competencies

The certificate is designed for graduate students and fellows from the Johns Hopkins Schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing and health-related professionals interested in quality, patient safety, and outcomes research. The certificate requires a mentored practicum that provides a hands-on, supervised experience in research or practice related to quality of care, patient safety, or outcomes research. The practicum may be conducted in a health care setting or organization or with a team of researchers, subject to approval by the certificate faculty.

Those who complete the certificate will gain competencies in quality, patient safety, and outcomes research; however the certificate does not provide training in conducting research. Students completing the certificate will be able to:



Patient Outcomes Research