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Year 2 Resource Sessions

*Resource Sessions may change without notice. Contact Natalie Dougherty with any questions about resource sessions.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Resource Sessions

Biases and Ethical Concerns
This resource session will help students understand systematic errors and their contributing factors. Students will also discuss how to limit biases through the use of prevention strategies.

Introduction to Statistical Tests
This resource session engages students in discussion of basic statistical tests and outcomes of statistical hypothesis. Specific examples will be given for the discussion.

Quantifying Our Risks
This resource session defines quantifying risks and teaches students how to calculate them. Faculty will provide examples for student practice.

STEP 1 Review
This resource session reviews, with examples, major topics that are tested on the USMLE Step 1 exam.

Health Systems Science Resource Sessions

Healthcare Payment and Regulation
This resource session further outlines US health care payment models and introduces Medicare, Medicaid, hospice care and regulations associated with each.

IMO Reports and Errors in Medical Care
This resource session provides examples of medical errors and the strategies on how to recognize and avoid them.

Introduction to Preventable Measures and Policy
This resource session explores various types of disease prevention and how to identify them. Discussion will equip students to identify and develop measures which can be implemented at each prevention level.

The Chronic Care Policy
This resource session helps students gain an understanding of health care costs, health outcomes in the United States, and the US health care delivery system and payment models. The session also discusses case-based application of disease prevention and explores health care delivery and public policy solutions.

Human and Community Development Resource Sessions

Community Based Team Building and Innovative Outcomes
This resource session outlines prevention research and provides definitions and examples of evidence-based research. The session also explores the IHI Triple Aim initiative, social and political determinants of health, and community-based partnerships.

Complex Ethical Issues and Advance Health Directives
This resource session presents examples of complex ethical issues encountered in medical settings and provides an understanding of the guidelines for advance health directives with examples of where they may be difficult to undertake.

PSP in the Real World
This resource session provides an understanding on the importance of population science and policy in the everyday practice of physicians in the United States. Students will discuss a recent health crisis by applying aspects of the three divisions of Population Science and Policy.

Safety Culture and Human Factors Design
This resource session introduces students to best practices for safe delivery of care and quality improvement in medical settings. Several scenarios are presented for student discussion.