Spring 2016 Michael M. Davis lecture schedule

Each academic quarter, CHAS hosts the Davis lectures to bring health policy and services research to SSA to address topics at the intersection of health policy and the broad needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged populations. All lectures are held on Tuesdays from 12:00pm to 1:20pm at the School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th Street, in room W1a+b. The lectures are free and open to the public, but registration is required in order to have lunch provided and reserved.  Please see below to reserve early for this upcoming Spring’s lecturers:

  • April 5, 2016: “The Indian Health Insurance Experiment,” Anup Malani, J.D., Ph.D., Lee and Brena Freeman Professor at The University of Chicago Law School and Professor at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 
  • April 19, 2016: “TBA,”  Sarah E. Gollust, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Management and McKnight Land-Grant Professor at University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • May 3, 2016: “Implementation Science as a Model for Social Work Science: The View from Child Welfare and Child Mental Health,” Lawrence A. Palinkas, M.A., Ph.D., Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health; Chair at Department of Children, Youth and Families; Professor of Social Work, Anthropology and Preventive Medicine; Director of Behavior, Health and Society Research Cluster School of Social Work atUniversity of Southern California
  • May 10, 2016: “TBA,” Ronald Bayer, Ph.D., Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University and Co-Director, Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health at Columbia University
  • May 17, 2016: “TBA,” Erika Franklin Fowler, M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Government at Wesleyan University; Director of the Wesleyan Media Project

The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy is a one-year, degree-granting, full-time program starting July 2016, designed to prepare physicians for leadership roles in transforming health care delivery systems and promoting health policies and practices that improve access to high performance health care for racial and ethnic minorities, economically disadvantaged groups, and other vulnerable populations. The program offers intensive study in health policy, public health, and management.  Fellows complete academic work leading to a Master of Public Health degree at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health or a Master of Public Administration degree at the Harvard Kennedy School. Fellows also participate in leadership forums and seminars with nationally recognized leaders in health care delivery systems, minority health, and health policy.

Qualifications: BC/BE required, experience in addressing health needs of vulnerable populations, interest in health policy, interest in transforming health care delivery systems for vulnerable populations, U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.

Funding: $60,000 stipend; tuition and fees; health insurance; other program expenses.

To Apply Contact: MCFF Program Coordinator at 617-432-2922 or mfdp_mcff@hms.harvard.edu.

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