What you'll learn

  • Identify methodological issues in disparity research and methods used for evaluating health care disparities
  • Discuss the impact of insurance coverage on health care disparity and the role played by socioeconomic status

Course description

This HMS CME Online course is 1 of 5 course modules in the Health Care Disparities: An Introduction program, which is targeted to physicians (both primary care and specialists) and other care providers as well as researchers and policy-makers. Learners may register for each course module in the program separately.

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Course outline

  • Researching Disparity: Methodology and Models is organized as follows:

    An Overview of the Mechanisms of Health Disparities

    Overview of Methodological Issues

    Methods for Evaluating Health Care Disparities

    Qualitative Methods in Health Disparities Research

    Health Care Disparities, Socioeconomic Status, and Insurance Coverage

    Panel Discussion

    CME Posttest

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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