Courses Details

HMP642: Management Implications Of Health Equity

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Dotson, Ebbin (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Advisory Prerequisites: HMP 600
  • Description: This course redefines working knowledge of health disparities through a health equity lens to explore the implications of managerial solutions as they pertain to healthcare organizations. It uses systematic, clinical, and social issues of origin to both explain and try to resolve management’s role in addressing health equity.
  • Learning Objectives: Explore many of the fundamental managerial and social arguments that are used in explaining the concepts of health disparities and health equity Contextualize the history of race, ethnicity, and social class as we try to uncover a better explanation of disparate health for the various populations in the US Identify the multicultural underpinnings of increasing health equity Inform and prepare practitioners to be part of the solution to eliminate health disparities and increase investments in health equity