Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 209

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 209
Course Title: Comparative Health Systems: Financing and Delivering Health
Units: 3
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course will examine the most important models for financing and delivering health care around the world. The course will provide a historical and cultural perspective on how countries organize their health systems, and discuss the implications of these policy choices on cost, access, and quality of care.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Enrollment in GHS MS Program, or by permission of course director and MS Program Director. Masters in Translational Medicine and the Biomedical Engineering students will be given priority for any additional spaces in selected courses. However, approval by course director and both program directors required. GHS program dates differ from the UCSF academic calendar. See GHS MS calendar at
Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project

Instructor of Record: N. Feachem
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
Graduate Division course: No
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? No
Repeat course for credit? No