Elective & Sub Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine Elective Program

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Department: MEOSA-Student Affairs
Course: 603-Understanding Health Policy

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Periods Elective offered: Block: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
Min. Number of Students:Max: 25
Course Level: Pre-Clinical Block Elective
Credit: 3
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
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Statement of Goals:
Upon completing this elective, the student should be able to 1)contribute to the joint manuscript through research and composition and 2) recall historical landmarks in healthcare reform, identify current obstacles in policy change, readily compare at least one international program with that of the United States', and offer an innovational route of ameliorating the health sector's dliemma.
Learning Activities
Students must attend 9 of the 100 seminar meetings and have read the relevant sections in Understanding Health Policy: A Clinical Approach (5th ed.) by Bodenheimer and Grumbach.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
Monday, August 6, 2012 @ Noon
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Angelo Giardino, M.D., Ph.D.
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