This course aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the U.S. healthcare system, structured around issues of access to care. Topics include economics of healthcare and private health insurance; Medicare and Medicaid; pharmaceutical industry; hospitals and how they work; and health care advocacy. A case presentation by students is required.
BIOL 6504: Health Care in America
Student Leaders:Ella Damiano, MD15; Terra Shaetzel-Hill, MD15; Peter Kaminski, MD15; Edgar Woznica, MD15
Faculty Adviser:E. Adashi, MD; A. Frazzano, MD