221.860.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 3rd Term | 1 Credit(s)
T 12:00:00 PM
  • Contact Information
    Maria Merritt
    Daniela Rodriguez
    Teaching Assistant
    Pooja Sripad
  • Course Learning Objectives

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

    • Identify Health Systems Program faculty who can be mentors and informal advisors during their course of study
    • Define educational and long-term goals for a career in International Health Systems.
  • Course Description

    This course familiarizes Health Systems students with ongoing faculty research and activities, professionals and organizations in the field of international health, and provides a forum for discussion for current topics in health systems and international health.


  • Intended Audience

    Enrollment is restricted to MSPH students in the Health Systems Program, doctoral students in the Health Systems Program and DrPH students in the Department of International Health.


  • Methods of Assessment

    Pass/fail: student evaluation based on attendance and class participation.


  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    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 the Office of Student Life Services at 410-955-3034 or via email at