Health Care in the Modern Era
By Maria M. Lameiras | Emory Magazine | May 28, 2014
Today's class convenes five experts on at-risk groups from across and outside Emory. Emory Photo/Video.
Course Description: A university course open to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students exploring the many aspects of the health care system with a focus on historical context, the operation of health care delivery, and its evolution. In this course, more than two dozen professors and experts from multiple disciplines and perspectives at Emory and other institutions discuss public policy, governmental and legal regulation, access to care, insurance, and the payer structure, as well as examining ethical and social aspects of health care including equity, social justice, spirituality, outreach, and international care.