The American Healthcare System

Physician-Patient-Society-Systems (P2S2): The American Healthcare System

The American Healthcare System The course is co-taught by two faculty members: Dr. Gregory Ruhnke and Dr. Ram Krishnamoorthi.  The course covers topics including developing a basic understanding of the types of organizations in which physicians practice, the effects of race and class on people’s health and on the delivery of medical care, Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance, managed care, challenges facing hospitals, problems with cost quality, and access to care in the U.S.  Many sessions are given by lecturers who are nationally recognized experts in their field.

When: October 16, 2017 through December 13, 2017