The Harris School Center for Health Policy integrates health policy education and research at the Harris School, mobilizes resources in health policy from throughout the University of Chicago, and serves as a platform for collaboration with best-in-class US and international schools. Through rigorous and innovative training and cross-national experiences, the Center aims to develop a new class of healthcare leaders that carry global policy visions and are best prepared to answer challenges in health policy formulation and implementation.
Teaching in health policy at the Harris School is provided through its Master’s and PhD Programs and a unique partnership with the Booth School of Business and School of Social Service Administration through the Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy. Some executive courses are taught in condensed formats appropriate for busy professionals who seek training outside of traditional degree programs. The Harris School offers a wide variety of health policy courses: Comparative Healthcare Systems: Lessons and Opportunities for Reform; Health Economics; Advanced Methods in Comparative Effectiveness Research; Health Economics and Public Policy; Leadership and negotiations in healthcare; From Health Policy to Clinical Practice; to name a few. Click here for a full list of healthcare and health policy related courses at U of Chicago.
Research in health policy at the University of Chicago is performed by over 100 faculty in the Harris School, the Division of Biological Sciences, including the Pritzker School of Medicine, the School of Social Service Administration, the Booth School of Business, the Social Sciences Division, and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.