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:John Staloff, MD19; Jing Wang, MD19, Lindor Qunaj, MD19; Rory Lubner, MD19
Faculty Adviser:E. Adashi, MD