Health Policy and Health Care Delivery

Our research interests are focused on health policy and the delivery and financing of health care services, primarily in the United States.  The Unit is currently engaged in research related to the implementation of the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; health care financing and payment reform; health care quality and medical errors; workforce issues related to the diversity of health care professionals; legal issues related to health care providers, patients, and the delivery of health care; and models for integrating public health into the delivery of medical care services and health professions education.

Joint Degrees

Our Combined MD Programs provide students with the training and credentials that qualify them to fill unique and often influential roles within medicine.

Clinical Affiliates

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Our outstanding and diverse group of affiliated clinical teaching sites provide our medical students with exceptional opportunities to gain experience and conduct research.