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Department of Health Management & Policy
The Department of Health Management and Policy has been ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in every poll since 1993.
Welcome to the Department of Health Management & Policy!
We offer exciting and challenging degree programs for gaining knowledge and skills in health services management and health policy. Our state-of-the art curricula are taught by a world-renowned faculty with active research agendas. We provide a rigorous, multidisciplinary course of study that prepares students to meet the changing demands of health care, public health, and health policy environments.
Our recognition as North America's leading program confirms the contributions that HMP graduates make to the organization and management of the nation's public health and health care systems. HMP alumni hold key leadership positions in local, state and federal government agencies, in health insurance plans, in special programs for the poor and disadvantaged, in health policy research and advocacy organizations, and in hospitals, clinics, HMOs, and health centers in the U.S. and abroad.
HMP Faculty Position Announcements
The Department of Health Management & Policy is accepting applications for the following positions:
Kyle L. Grazier, Richard Carl Jelinek Professor of Health Services Management and Policy and Chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy received the 2013 ACHE Michigan Regent Faculty Member Award at the Michigan Health & Hospital Association's (MHA) Annual Meeting, June 27. Read more >>
In the April 2013 issue of Money magazine, HMP Professor Richard Hirth suggests that allowing patients to share in health care cost savings could align patient and provider incentives for cost control and increase patient trust when doctors recommend lower-cost treatments.
A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., director of U-M's Center for Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID), testified at a hearing on Medicare benefit design before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Assistant Research Professor Holly Jarman receives Mentored Research Scientist Development Award.
Nine HMP faculty receive MCubed Awards for interdisciplinary research. To qualify for the award, three researchers from different disciplines needed to come up with a proposal and agree to work together, or "cube."
Thursday, January 16