School of Public Health
Health Systems and Policy PhD Competencies

Core Competencies for the Health Systems and Policy PhD

  • Apply knowledge of the structures, performance, quality, policy, and technological and environmental contexts of health systems to formulate solutions for health policy problems.
  • Identify and discuss major public health problems and controversies.
  • Demonstrate breadth of theoretical and conceptual knowledge of health systems and policy by applying alternative models from a range of disciplines.
  • Apply in-depth disciplinary knowledge and skills relevant to health systems, information and policy research.
  • Know and appreciate the history, philosophy, and professional and ethical standards of public health.
  • Ensure the ethical and responsible conduct of research in the design, implementation, and dissemination of health systems, information and policy research.
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