HAP 746: Health Policy Leadership
Dates: June 3-6, 2019
The syllabus is available upon request.
Health Policymaking: Structure and Process
- The Policymaking Process: An Overview
- Problems and Agendas: Why Only Some Problems Get Our Attention
- The Health Care Infrastructure: Is It Up to the Task of Governing?
- Policy Formulation: How a Bill Becomes a Law
- Policy Implementation, or the Nuts and Bolts of Health Policymaking
Health Policymaking: The Role of Government
- Who is Involved?
- The Role of the Executive Branch
- Federal Departments and Agencies
- The Legislative Branch
- Competing Priorities in the Federal Budget
- Orientation to Capitol Hill: Who's Who in Congressional Offices—And What Can They Do for You?
- Communication Skills for Political Success
Health Policymaking: Influencing Government
- The Influence of Special Interest Groups and Political Action Committees in Health Care
- The Role and Influence of Lobbyists
- The Influence of Money and the Media
- The Influence of Coalitions
- The Influence of Professional Associations
- Ethics and Health Policymaking
- The Role and Influence of Policy Think Tanks