The PhD in Health Systems and Policy (HSP) is designed for those who want to teach and conduct research utilizing evidence-based
best practices and rigorous scientific theories and methods to understand and improve
the structure, process and outcomes of health systems. The program emphasizes attention
to policy-related opportunities within urban health systems, as well as the transformative
nature of healthcare data and evidence; and the need to address health systems issues
within the context of improving population health. Graduates of the program will
be prepared to conduct innovative, interdisciplinary and translational research in
a variety of academic, government, non-profit and health systems settings.