GPHAP Courses

Course Listings: Requirements & Electives

GPHAP Students have access to a range of courses at University of Chicago. The various schools offer a multitude of elective courses that will fit in with students’ individual interests and perspectives. Students must abide by the electives guidelines of their programs, but in many cases students are able to take courses across schools and programs. Find a list of offerings below. 

 

School of Social Service Administration

  • Introduction to U.S. Health Policy and Politics, PBHS 35500, SSAD 45011, PPHA 37720  – Required for 1st Year US Track GPHAP Students
  • Global Development and Social Welfare, SSAD 62912, PPHA 32760  – Required for 1st year Global Health Track GPHAP Students
  • Key Issues in Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Case Studies Approach, SSAD 46622, PPHA 37302 – Required for all 2nd Year GPHAP Students
  • International Perspectives on Social Policy and Practice SSAD 63300 
  • Biology and Sociology of AIDS, SSAD 65100

  • Health and Aging Policy, SSAD 49032
  • The Social Meaning of Race, SSAD 61400
  • Food Insecurity and Food Policy, SSAD 40550
  • Strategic Management: External Factors, SSAD 47300
  • Policy Analysis: Methods and Application, SSAD 45600
  • Current Topics in Long Term Care and Aging, SSAD 65212
  • Dying, Death & End of Life Care, SSAD 49332

  • Social Work in Healthcare: The Rapidly Changing Landscape, SSAD 43722
  • Supervision and Management in Social Work Organizations, SSAD 45922
  • Social Work’s Role in Ending the Domestic HIV Epidemic, SSAD 43012
  • Quality Monitoring & Improvement for the Social Services, SSAD 64600
  • Innovations in Data Use & the Development of Practice Communities to Drive Continuous Improvement, SSAD47922
  • Human Rights and Social Work: Opportunities for Policy and Practice, SSAD 47812, HMRT 47812

  • Harm Reduction at the Intersection of Policy, Program & Clinical Practice, SSAD 65500
  • Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations, SSAD 49600/1
  • Perspectives on Aging, SSAD 61212
  • Program Evaluation in International Settings, SSAD 63800

Harris School of Public Policy

  • Health Economics and Public Policy, PPHA 38300
  • Health Law & Policy, PPHA 37300, MEDC 79000
  • Medicaid: Understanding the Public Policy of a Federal-State, PPHA 37710
  • Health Impacts of Transportation Systems, PPHA 41020

  • Economics and International Health, PPHA
  • Practicum: Cost-Benefit Analysis or ACA Expansion to Undocumented Immigrants, PPHA
  • Health System Transformation, PPHA 38320
  • Health Care Markets and Regulation, PPHA 37820
  • Machine Learning in Medicine, CMSC
  • Health Policy Lab, PPHA 60000
  • Cost Benefit Analysis, PPHA 41300/1
  • Health Services Research Methods, PPHA 38010

Booth School of Business

  • Health Data Analytics, BUSN 40205

  • Healthcare Analytics Lab, BUSN 40721
  • Life Sciences: Innovation and Finance, BUSN 34205

  • Managing Service Operations, BUSN 40110
  • Healthcare Operations, BUSN 40905/50

The following courses count as a GPHAP Health Elective if the student works on health care cases:

  • New Venture Strategy, BUSN 34102
  • Building the New Venture, BUSN 34103
  • Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: Developing a New Venture, BUSN 34104
  • Entrepreneurial Selling, BUSN 34111
  • Social Enterprise Lab, BUSN 34110
  • Global Social Impact Practicum I, BUSN 34725
  • Commercializing Innovation: Tools to Research and Analyze Private Enterprises, BUSN 34106
  • Lab to Launch, BUSN 34709

 

The Law School

  • Food and Drug Law and Policy, LAWS 43259, PPHA 39510
  • Reproductive Health and Justice, LAWS 53131
  • Mental Health Advocacy Clinic, LAWS 90213
  • Human Rights:  Contemporary Issues, LAWS 97118, HMRT 31001

  • International Human Rights Clinic, LAWS 43262
  • Human Rights: Philosophical Foundations, LAWS 97119
  • International Human Rights Clinic, LAWS 90225
  • International Human Rights, LAWS 43262
  • Law and the Mental Health System, LAWS 47001/01
  • Health Care Policy, LAWS 43346
  • Bioethics, LAWS 97122
  • Racism, Law and Social Sciences, LAWS 54303 and Anthropology 55502

Pritzker School of Medicine

  • Global Public Health, MEDC 30009 
  • Scholarship & Discovery: Community Health, MEDC 30116
  • Scholarship & Discovery: Health Care Delivery Sciences, MEDC 30114

  • Overview of Medical Informatics, MEDC 60316

  • Ethical Issues In Health Care, MEDC 60200

  • Invitation to Medical History, MEDC 61016

  • Reading Elective in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, MEDC 48000/22
  • Advanced  Medical Ethics, MEDC 59506  
  • Choosing Wisely: Teaching Value, MEDC 30118 

 

Divinity School

  • Religion, Medicine, and Ethics, RETH 45102

 

Human Rights

  • Health and Human Rights, HMRT 31400, MEDC 60405

 

Public Health Sciences

  • Introduction to U.S. Health Policy and Politics, PBHS 35500, SSAD 45011
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology; Networks and Modeling, PBHS 31300
  • Epidemiology and Population Health, PBHS 30910
  • Critical Readings in Epidemiology, PBHS 31510
  • Introduction to Health Economics, PBHS 38010
  • Advanced Topics in Health Economics, PBHS 38400
  • Advanced Topics in Ethics for Public Health Sciences, PBHS 40100
  • Health Services Research Methods, PBHS 35100, PPHA 38010, SSAD 46300
  • Epidemiologic Methods, PBHS 31001
  • Cancer Epidemiology, PBHS 31200
  • Biostatistical Methods, PBHS 32700
  • Social Inequalities in Health: Race/Ethnicity and Class, PBHS 31450
  • Genetic & Molecular Epidemiology, PBHS 31831
  • Global Health Metrics, PBHS 31900
  • Analysis of Categorical Data, PBHS 32600
  • Introduction to Clinical Trials, PBHS 32901
  • Introduction to Causal Inference, PBHS 43201

 

Anthropology

  • Culture, Mental Health, and Psychiatry, ANTH 35115
  • Disability, Dependency, and the Good Life, ANTH 45120

  • Violence, Trauma, Repair, ANTH 52510

 

Biomedical Informatics

  • Introduction to Biomedical Informatics, MSBI 31100
  • Ethics and Policy Questions:  Genomics, Health Care, and Big Data, MSBI 31500

  • Topics in Healthcare Delivery Science, MSBI 33400
  • Geographic Information Systems and Health Information, MSBI 32600
  • Population Health Informatics, MSBI 33100

 

Comparative Human Development

  • Gender, Health and Medicine, CHDV 44214, PBHS 31414
  • The Anthropology of Disability, CHDV 45401

 

Social Sciences

  • Medical Sociology, SOCI 50108,

 

Center on Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

  • Introduction to Global Health, CCTS 43000
  • Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries, CCTS 41008
  • Topics in Global Health, CCTS
  • Fundamentals in Quality and Patient Safety, CCTS 46001
  • Health Disparities in Breast Cancer, CCTS 40400
  • Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics for Biomedicine, CCTS 40500
  • Pharmacogenomics: Discovery and Implementation, CCTS
  • Advanced Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Training Program, CCTS 47001

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Networks and Modeling, CCTS 43200
  • Topics in Clinical Research, CCTS 21003
  • Methods in Health and Biomedical Informatics I and II, CCTS 47005 and CCTS 47006
  • Discourse of Islamic Bioethics, CCTS
  • Christian Theological Perspectives on Medicine, Health and Human Flourishing, CCTS

The Committee on Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is a freestanding academic unit housed within the Biological Sciences Division. 

Note: Not every course is offered each year. The individual schools/units have discretion over the course offerings.