309.861.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 1st Term | 1 Credit(s)
W 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • describe the key substantive areas that comprise health services research
    • articulate how their own research interests align with the field of health services research
  • Course Description

    Provides opportunity to learn about faculty research, discuss issues and concepts relevant to the field of health services research, and learn skills important for academic and professional success in the field of health services research. Intended for doctoral students from the Department of Health Policy and Management who are concentrating in health services and outcomes research or gerontology and long-term care.

  • Intended Audience

    PhD students in Health Services Research and Policy along with other HPM PhD students supported on the AHRQ training grant

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on class participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services:, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.