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

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.