Courses Taught by Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee

HMP643: Managing People in Health Organizations

  • Graduate level
  • Fall, Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Lee, Shoou-Yih Daniel Dotson, Ebbin
  • Prerequisites: grad status
  • Description: This course provides the knowledge and skills for understanding and effectively managing individuals and groups within health care organizations. We consider a wide variety of motivations that draw individuals to their jobs and keep them productive. We also consider why organizations form small groups and the dynamics of these groups over time. Students learn techniques for persuasive communication and conflict management, develop strategies for dealing with interpersonal problems in an organizational setting, and processes for handling work teams. Common organizational problems that students solve include choosing the right person through the hiring process, evaluating employee performance, and negotiating contracts.
  • Syllabus for HMP643

HMP803: Doctoral Seminar in Health Services and Systems Research I

  • Graduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 1 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Lee, Shoou-Yih Daniel
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: The health services research module will provide an introduction to the philosophy, history, and approaches of health services research and a sample of research topics that have been approached by health services systems researchers.
  • Course Goals: The health services research module will provide an introduction to the philosophy, history, and approaches of health services research and a sample of research topics that have been approached by health services systems researchers.
  • Competencies: This course will contribute to basic knowledge competencies in understanding the field of health services research and its applications, as well as conceptual competencies regarding the framing of useful and answerable questions within this field.
  • Learning Objectives: Students should gain a better understanding of the content of the field of health services research and the diverse approaches and uses of this research.

HMP809: Logic and Methods of Medical Care Research(Psych 809)

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Lee, Shoou-Yih Daniel
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Principles of the scientific method and the logic of the research process. The logic and methodologies of problem formulation, development of hypotheses and objectives, research design, sampling, operationalism and measurement, coding and analysis strategies. Primarily for doctoral students in Health Services Organization and Policy.
Concentration Competencies that HMP809 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
HMP Health Services Organization and Policy PhD Create a rigorous study design to test the research questions posed and to understand the strengths and limitations of that study design HMP826, HMP809

PUBHLTH513: Public Health Systems, Policy and Management

  • Graduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 3 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Singh, Simone Rubyan, Michael Lee, Shoou-Yih Daniel Martin, Jenifer
  • Prerequisites: SPH MPH Students Only
  • This course is Both Residential and Online
  • Description: This course will introduce students to the public health system, public health policy development, and fundamental management concepts for managing public health organizations. Topics covered include organization, financing and history of public health, public health policy-making, advocacy, and basic principles of finance and human resource management in public health organizations.
  • Course Goals: (1) Students should be able to describe and compare the organization and financing of public health, health care, and regulatory systems and explain the history and core functions of public health. (2) Students should be able to discuss the public health policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence. (3) Students should be able to propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health outcomes. (4) Students should be able to advocate for political, social or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations. (5) Students should be able to explain basic principles of financial management for public health organizations and apply tools of budget and financial management. (6) Students should be able to describe the importance of human resources and people management and apply negotiation and mediation skills to address interpersonal and interorganizational challenges.
  • Competencies: C5: Compare the organization, structure and function of health care, public health and regulatory systems across national and international settings C10: Explain basic principles and tools of budget and resource management C12: Discuss multiple dimensions of the policy-making process, including the roles of ethics and evidence C13: Propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health outcomes C14: Advocate for political, social or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations C17: Apply negotiation and mediation skills to address organizational or community challenges
  • Learning Objectives: (1) Students should be able to describe how public health and health care are organized and financed in the United States. (2) Students should be able to provide a brief history of public health. (3) Students should be able to explain key aspects of health care reform. (4) Students should be able to describe the core functions of public health and the 10 Essential Services. (5) Students should be able to describe the importance of financial and human resource management in public health and health care organizations (6) Students should be able to apply negotiation and mediation skills to address interpersonal and interorganizational challenges. (7) Students should be able to discuss the format and use of different types of budgets, prepare simple operating budgets and conduct variance analysis. (8) Students should be able to discuss the public health policy-making process. (9) Students should be able to describe the role of ethics in policy making. (10) Students should be able to advocate for political, social or economic policies and programs that will improve health in diverse populations. (11) Students should be able to propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health outcomes. (12) Students should be able to write and deliver effective testimony.