Doctoral Seminar in Health Systems II
2023 - 2024
Prepares first-year PhD students in the Health Systems program area to develop and defend their research proposal. Practices formulating a research question, conducting a systematic literature review, and drafting, presenting, and critiquing research proposals.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Appraise and apply scientifically sound and appropriate methods and tools to design a research study including a conceptual/theoretical framework, study instrument, sampling design, and plan for data analysis
- Formulate a research question, develop or identify a conceptual framework, conduct a brief literature review, and describe a range of study designs
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 20% Participation
- 40% Discussion
- 40% Written Assignment(s)
Only for PhD in Health Systems students in their first year.
Students will meet onsite weekly to be determined by instructor