Course Catalog » Epidemiology 249

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 249
Course Title: Translating Evidence Into Policy
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Clinical Research Program

Course Description: This course will focus on the policy process and strategies for collecting and disseminating research findings to inform and influence that process. The course will be taught through a series of videos and guided readings delivered by faculty with extensive experience at the federal, state, and local level in health care policy.
Prerequisites: The course is focused on domestic (US) health policy and requires a basic understanding of government organizational structures (executive, legislative and judicial branches).
Restrictions: This course is part of the UCSF Implementation Science Training Program and the Training in Clinical Research (TICR) Program. It may have space limitations. Auditing is not permitted. In addition, enrollment is not permitted if cross-listed course IMS 249 or IMS 249A (online version) has been taken and passed.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture, Student - Project

Instructor of Record: B. Hollister
Additional Instructor(s): A. Hoffman, E. Griffiths
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No