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CORE SEMINAR CALENDAR 2009 - 2010

SPRING CORE SEMINAR CALENDAR 2010

Spring Semester at Department of Health Care Policy meets at 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Room 224E, unless otherwise noted. This Tuesday Lunch Meeting is from 12:30 - 1:30 pm with lunch available at 12:15. Please RSVP.

For weekly email notifications for seminars and special events, please contact Sage Kochavi.

February 2nd

Hahrie Han, Cohort 16 at Harvard University, "Turning Action into Belief: The Role of Civic Organizations in Mobilizing Participation around Health Politics"

February 9th Katherine Baicker, Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and Research Associate at NBER, "Behavioral Nudges to Increase Coverage and Reduce Disparity"
February 23rd

Hilary Levey, Cohort 16 at Harvard University, "The Relative Age Effect and Youth Sports Injuries"

March 2nd

Matthew Levy, Cohort 16 at Harvard University, "Habits and Biases in Exercise: Evidence From a Field Experiment"

March 9th
PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE TO ROOM 332-A

Christine Percheski, Cohort 15 at Harvard University, "Health Insurance Type Complexity among Siblings"
March 16th No Seminar - Spring Break
March 23rd Patricia Strach, Cohort 15 at Harvard University, "Little Fish, Red Tape and Feeling Good: Why Groups Seek Non-Governmental Solutions to Public Problems"
March 30th No seminar this week
April 6th Sharon Bzostek, Cohort 16 at Harvard University, "Using Vignette Data to Understand Racial/Ethnic Differences in Self-Rated Health"
April 13th No Seminar this week
April 20th Cohort 15 & 16 only
April 27th Anna Levine, Cohort 15 at Harvard University, "Physician Relationships and Barriers to Entry: Application to Orthopedic Joint Replacement"

 

 

May 11th
K-354, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Cohort Practice Talks for Annual Meeting: Sharon Bzostek, Christine Percheski

May 18th
S-450, 9:00 am -11:30 am

Cohort Practice Talks for Annual Meeting: Patricia Strach, Matthew Levey, Colin Jerolmack, Anna Levine
   
   


FALL CORE SEMINAR CALENDAR 2009

Fall Semester at The Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Room S-050 (unless otherwise noted below)

Tuesday Lunch Meeting 12:30 - 1:30 pm (lunch available at 12:15). Please RSVP. For weekly email notifications of these seminars and special events, please contact Sage Kochavi.

 

October 13th Kathy Swartz, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Scholars in Health Policy Research Program Site Director, Professor of Health Economics and Policy in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, "Reasons for Slowing the Growth Rate in Health Care Spending"
October 20th

Andrea Campbell, the Hayes Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT, speaking on "Politics of Slowing Medical Spending"

October 27th

Scholar Updates for RWJ scholars only

November 3rd

Jonathan Skinner, John Sloan Dickey Third Century Chair of Economics at the Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University, "An Introduction to the Regional Variation in Health Care Spending"

November 3rd, 2 pm Orientation to select IQSS services (DVN, Scholars Website)
November 10th Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, "Cost Growth and the Keys to Healthcare Reform"
November 17th
POSTPONED - NO SEMINAR TODAY

Katherine Baicker, Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and Research Associate at NBER, "What Can We Learn About Policy from Geographic Variation?"

November 24th

Michael Chernew, PhD, Professor of Health Care Policy in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, "Geographic Variation in Spending Growth"

   

 

 

IMMERSION SEMINAR CALENDAR 2009; For Cohorts XVI only
August 25th, Tues.
S-450, 12 - 2 pm
Orientation to Harvard Systems with Kathy Swartz and Sage Kochavi.

Sept. 1st, Tues.
S-450, 12 - 2 pm

Kathy Swartz, Overview of U.S. Health Care, Part 1

Sept. 2nd, Weds.
S-354, 12 - 2 pm

Kathy Swartz, Overview of U.S. Health Care, Part 2
Sept. 3rd, Thurs.
HSPH, Kresge Building, 677 Huntington, Room 439, 12 - 2 pm
Robert Blendon, Where Are on Health Care Reform. Background reading: "Understanding How Americans View Health Care Reform" from the New England Journal of Medicine, Aug 27, 2009
Sept. 8th, Tues.
S-050, 12 - 2 pm
Haiden Huskamp
Sept. 10th, Thurs.
S-450, 12 - 2 pm
Kathy Swartz
Sept. 15th, Tues.
S-050, 12 - 2 pm
Meredith Rosenthal, Physician Payment Reform & Efficiency
Sept. 17th, Thurs.
No Seminar today
Sept 22nd, Tues.
S-050, 12 - 2 pm
Postponed until Oct. 6th
Sept. 24th, Thurs.
S-450, 12 - 2 pm
David Grabowski, Long Term Care
Sept. 29th, Tues.
S-450, 12 - 2 pm
Michael Chernew

Oct 6th, Tues.
S-050, 12 - 2 pm

Kathy Swartz

   

For a list of previous Core Seminar Calendars: Archived Calendars

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