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Appendix F. Core Competencies and Learning and Evaluation Opportunities

Health Services Research and Policy PhD Degree
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management

#1—Demonstrate knowledge of the development and implementation of health policy
 

Specific Competencies Courses / Learning Opportunities Evaluation Opportunities
Course Work/Exam Written Comps Dept Preliminary Orals School Preliminary Orals Thesis Final Defense Public Thesis Presentation Non-Thesis Research
1.1—Identify and discuss the major public health problems in the US and provide examples of how health and health care policies have effectively reduced these health problems. 300.711 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health X X            
300.721 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health PhD Lab                
300.712 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation                
300.722 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation PhD Lab                
300.713 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis                
300.714 Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods                
300.704 (First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone                
1.2—Identify conceptual models linking the social, economic, and political context to population health and health care policy formation. 300.711 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health X X            
300.721 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health PhD Lab                
300.712 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation                
300.722 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation PhD Lab                
300.713 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis                
300.714 Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods                
300.704 (First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone                
1.3—Describe the process of constructing policy alternatives 300.711 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health X X            
300.721 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health PhD Lab                
300.712 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation                
300.722 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation PhD Lab                
300.713 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis                
300.714 Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods                
300.704 (First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone                
1.4—Describe the assessment and selection of policy from among different options 300.711 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health X X            
300.721 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health PhD Lab                
300.712 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation                
300.722 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation PhD Lab                
300.713 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis                
300.714 Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods                
300.704 (First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone                
1.5—Identify the role that various government agencies and officials, including public health agencies, ply in the formation and implementation of policy, and the role of law and regulation 300.711 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health X X            
300.721 Health Policy I: Social and Economic Determinants of Health PhD Lab                
300.712 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation                
300.722 Health Policy II: Public Health Policy Formulation PhD Lab                
300.713 Health Policy III: Health Policy Analysis and Synthesis                
300.714 Health Policy IV: Health Policy Research and Evaluation Methods                
300.704 (First Year) HPM Doctoral Capstone                
Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Appendix F. Core Competencies and Learning and Evaluation Opportunities. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/learningcollab/learningapf.html