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Health Policy/Health Management Practicum

The Health Policy/Health Management Practicum provides project-based learning experiences to students from all YSPH departments. Placed with state and/or local legislative or executive agency policymakers, senior staff at nonprofit health policy or advocacy groups, or hospital departments and health plans, students work on current policy and management issues. Read more about the Practicum.

  • Charles Felix

    As a first-year M.P.H. student in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Charles Felix was looking for an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to a real-world health policy issue in Connecticut.
  • Drew Peterson

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in late 2012, millions of people in Connecticut and neighboring states were left without power and turned to their emergency generators for electricity. But generators come with a risk: carbon monoxide poisoning.