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2018 Texas Medical Center Health Policy Course (January 16 - April 10)

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John P. Mc Govern Texas Medical Center Commons

6550 Bertner Avenue

6th Floor

Houston, TX 77030

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The 2018 TMC Health Policy Course is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Texas Medical Center’s academic institutions. The course teaches students the fundamentals of U.S. health policy and provides them with the background and context they need to analyze the most pressing health policy challenges facing the country today.

All sessions are held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Texas Medical Center headquarters, located on the 6th floor of 6550 Bertner Avenue, Houston, TX 77030. Free garage parking is available. Attendance is free and open to the public.

Please register for each session you plan on attending. If you regsiter for the online livestream, instructions will be emailed to you describing how to watch.

For details on specific sessions - including moderators, panelists and suggested readings visit http://www.tmc.edu/health-policy/course/

Jan. 16

U.S. Health Policy Methods

Jan. 23
State and Local Health Policy Objectives and Methods

Jan. 30
How Health Policy is Made

Feb. 6
Access to Care and Health Insurance Coverage

Feb. 13
Financing, Payment, and Cost

Feb. 20
Quality of Care

Feb. 27
Safety Net Programs

March 6
The Public Health System

March 13
No class, Spring Break

March 20
Social Determinants of Health

March 27
Ethical Dilemmas in Health Policy

April 3
Health Care Workforce

April 10
National Health Reform

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John P. Mc Govern Texas Medical Center Commons

6550 Bertner Avenue

6th Floor

Houston, TX 77030

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