Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dear Class of 2013,

Dear Class of 2013- Here we are, half-way up MPH mountain with 12 full months behind us, and a mere, piddling, inconsequential 12 more to go.  But seriously, the view is great.  Really, really great.  We are all in pretty good shape … Continue reading

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Community Paramedicine: A New Paradigm?

Here’s a really interesting post authored by Kevin Munjal MD (class of 2012).  Kevin is an ED physician at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx and a passionate advocate for re-thinking our EMS system to provide integrated, higher quality, lower cost … Continue reading

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Sherry Glied (former HPM Chair and current HHS Secretary for Planning and Evaluation) and Miriam Laugesen (HPM policy professor) have a new article in Health Affairs: Higher Fees Paid to US Physicians Drive Higher Spending for Physician Services Compared to Other Countries.  The authors … Continue reading

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Michael Sparer. . .prescient?

How nice to read about the prescience of our own beloved Michael Sparer in a recent blogpost by the Incidental Economist (who is wonderfully fundamental imho). The post references a 2003 Health Affairs article by Dr. Sparer and Lawrence Brown … Continue reading

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So much to learn so little time

Hello, my name is Anne Parker (but you can call me Carol Baker). . .  This weekend marks the half-way point for the class of 2012. It seems like only yesterday since we began but for the fact that I’m so … Continue reading

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