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Courses

  • 65600 Special Issues in Health Care Management: Health Systems Transformation
  • 46622 Key Issues in Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Case Studies Approach (with Colleen Grogan, Ph.D.)
  • CCTS 46001  Fundamentals of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (with Andrew Davis, M.D.)

Job experience

  • Director, Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy (GPHAP)
  • Co-Director, Joint Commission International Center for Patient Safety, and Vice President for Innovation and New Product Development, Joint Commission Resources
  • Director, Board and Committee Activities, The Joint Commission
  • Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Fields of Special Interest

  • Quality improvement and patient safety
  • Health system transformation
  • Health care administration
  • Health policy
  • Population health
  • Health disparities/health equity
  • Leadership, Governance
  • Innovation

Publications

Skylar Cole

Skylar Cole, AM ’14

Cole has quickly advanced to a leadership role that includes training staff and supervising social work interns. She developed a professional development plan that emulates what she learned at SSA regarding policies, practices, and perspectives. She also believes that SSA prepared her very well to work on teams, both professionally and in the community.