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University of Pennsylvania

Program in Health Policy Research

Philadelphia, PA

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University of Pennsylvania

Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Program in Health Policy Research is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science in Health Policy Research (MD/MSHP)
Master of Science in Health Professions (MSHP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MCAT/GRE (depending on applicant's terminal degree)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
25
Accepted
22
Enrolled
81%

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 30th November 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MCAT/GRE (depending on applicant's terminal degree)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards November 30
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 15.22%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 26.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disparities in health care; cost effectiveness analysis; outcomes research; biological, clinical, behavioral and environmental factors in health care; diffusion of health care innovation; medical ethics; innovation; lay support with peer mentors and community health workers; evaluating medical homes; quality improvement research, health literacy, health numeracy, medical decision-making
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Dr. Judy Shea
Co-Director
Email: sheaja@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone: 215-573-5111

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