Courses Taught by Susan Goold

HMP540: Legal Rules and Ethical Issues for Clinical Research

  • Graduate level
  • term(s)
  • 2-3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Goold, Susan Goldman, Edward
  • Prerequisites: Enrollment in OJOC/CRDSA Program
  • Description: The course is organized in two parts: Part I studies the history of research regulations, requirements for ethical research, informed consent, institutional review boards, protection of special at-risk populations, deception in research, and future directions of regulations on research. Each participant presents a research design and the class analyzes its legal aspects. Part II focuses on ethical issues in clinical research.
  • Syllabus for HMP540
Concentration Competencies that HMP540 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
BIOSTAT Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis MS Address ethical and cost-utility issues in clinical research, including the psychosocial aspects of data sciences and the need to ensure validity of the data and analyses HMP542, HBEHED531, HMP540

PUBHLTH626: Understanding and Improving the US Healthcare System

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Bell Farris, Karen Goold, Susan
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: Provides an asynchronous, engaging, and interactive way to understand the U.S. healthcare system and gain insight about the system. This online course requires assigned course work and attendance a 90-minute in-person group session during weeks 4-5 of the course. Registration for group session is required early in the course.
  • Course Goals: This course provides students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds an asynchronous finding that medical students are far less confident about their health policy knowledge than their clinical preparation. The course developers have formulated the learning materials to be accessible and engaging for students from multiple different fields and levels of study.The course is designed to have a very favorable effort-to-learning ratio with engaging instructional material and high-yield suggested readings. Learning formats include:- didactic material (Week 1)- documentary-style archival material (Week 2)- in-depth expert interviews (Week 3)- simulation exercises (Week 4)- on-campus in-person discussion groups to engage in conversations about health  plan and health system design (Week 5)- an expert panel discussion of the future of healthcare in the US (Week 6).