Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 201B

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 201B
Course Title: Global Health Economics
Units: 2
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: Wide survey of issues and concepts in global health economics, including costing, economic & disease metrics, the relationship of health and wealth, the U.S. health system and reform, the role of the private sector, financial flows in health assistance, cost-effectiveness analysis, resource allocation (incl. ethics), and workforce. Classes combine lecture and participatory seminars (with presentations and debates). Each student develops a systematic review or research protocol as a term paper.
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in GLOBL HLTH 201A, 201C, 203A, 202C.
Restrictions: Enrollment in Global Health Sciences Masters Degree Program, unless expressly given permission by the course director and MS Program Director. Due to a special agreement with the Masters in Translational Medicine and the Biomedical Engineering Programs, those students will be given priority for any additional spaces in selected courses. However, approval by course director and both program directors required.
Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Instructor of Record: J. Kahn
Additional Instructor(s): J. White
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
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