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McMaster Health Forum | Health Policy Ph.D.

 

Whether you want to become a health-system leader (in government, consulting, a non-governmental organization or private industry) or an academic innovator, McMaster University's Health Policy PhD Program will help prepare you to make an impact. Enrol to build the foundational knowledge and skills needed to help develop innovative solutions to health-system challenges.

This interdisciplinary program is unique in Canada, made possible by collaborations between McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and DeGroote School of Business. The Forum hosts the winter-term offering of the doctoral seminar in health policy, Forum faculty (John Lavis and Mike Wilson) supervise many of the students enrolled in the program, and many students contribute to and learn from the Forum during their studies. The program also enjoys a special relationship with the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, which provides a dynamic and collegial environment for health policy education and scholarship.

The Health Policy PhD Program draws outstanding and committed students from diverse backgrounds, including interdisciplinary health fields, social sciences disciplines, and professional domains.

If you are interested in applying to the program, read more about the program and its application process and then contact John Lavis or Mike Wilson to discuss your interests.

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