Courses Taught by Ebbin Dotson

HMP642: Management Implications Of Health Equity

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall 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

HMP643: Managing People in Health Organizations

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Dotson, Ebbin (Residential);
  • Not offered 2021-2022
  • 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

HMP681: Special Topics in Health Management and Policy

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall, Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 1-3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Dotson, Ebbin Creary, Melissa Staff (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: Lecture, seminars and readings selected on a current or emerging topic or theme in health, management and policy. The specific material and format will vary by semester and instructor.
  • Learning Objectives: Will vary by topic and instructor.