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Advanced Health Sciences Research Course

Curriculum Summary for Advanced Health Sciences Research (AHSR) Course Participants

The National Clinician Scholars Program offers the opportunity for non-Scholar fellows to take certain courses offered through our program. The core curriculum includes three courses: 1) Biostatistics (~125 hours including lab); 2) Clinical and Health Services Research Methods (~65 hours); and 3) Principles of Health Policy and Management (~23 hours). These core classes are open to AHSR course participants.

In addition to the core courses, we offer a Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) course (~39 hours) and a two-year seminar series where participants meet with national, state, and local health policy leaders. This seminars series, called Seminars in Health Policy and Delivery meets on average twice a month. In the fall of 2022 and spring of 2023, the focus will be on the public sector. During the fall of 2023 and spring of 2024, the focus will be on the private sector. AHSR course participants are welcome to attend both years of the seminar series.

Course participants will receive ~80 hours of classroom time in the summer, ~90 hours in the fall, and ~100 hours in the spring, if participating in all available courses. We use approximate hours because we may bring in additional content during the year as requested by Scholars or if an outstanding expert is on campus.