Courses Spring Semester 2020

Cancelled due to Covid-19

Courses 2019

Research Seminar in Health Sciences
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Doctoral Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
13.03.19 / 27.03.19 / 10.04.19 / 08.05.19 / 22.05.19

Life and death. Topics that matter in palliative care.
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PhD Workshop: Introduction to Economic Evaluation for Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
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PhD Workshop: Asymmetric Information, Risk and Insurance in Health Care Markets
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Courses 2018

Doctoral Workshop as part of "International Doctoral Courses in Health Economics and Policy"
Prof. Stefan Boes

The workshop is intended to assist doctoral students in their research work. It provides them with the unique opportunity to present their research ideas, study methodology and/or empirical results as well as to practice their presentation skills.
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Disciplinary Perspective: Empirical Policy Evaluation in Health
Prof. Maarten Lindeboom and Prof. Bas van der Klaauw

Professors of Economics at VU Amsterdam
29.01.2018 - 02.02.2018 - 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
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Workshop Topic Health Sciences: Advancing Toward a Learning Health System
Prof. Dr. Charles Friedman

05.02.2018 - 08.30 - 17.00 hrs
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Methodological Skills: Psychometric Theory
Prof. Patrick Shrout

15.03.2018 / 16.03.2018
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Doctoral Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
28.02.2018 / 14.03.2018 / 28.03.2018 / 11.04.2018 / 25.04.2018 / 23.05.2018
each day 15.00 - 16.45 hrs

The Patient's Voice in Drug Development
Various Lecturers
28.02.2018 / 14.03.2018 / 28.03.2018 / 11.04.2018 / 25.04.2018
each day at 17.00 hrs
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PhD Research Seminar in Health Sciences
26.02.2018 / 05.03.2018 / 12.03.2018 / 19.03.2018 / 09.04.2018 / 16.04.2018 / 23.04.2018 / 07.05.2018 / 14.05.2018
each day 14.15 - 16.00 hrs
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Disciplinary Perspective: Economics of Health Behaviours; Prof. Catherine Maclean, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Temple University, USA
25.06.2018 - 29.06.2018
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Workshop: Nurse Practitioners in the Primary Health Care System; Dr. Anneke van Vught
22.08.2018
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PhD Research Seminar in Health Sciences
24.09.2018 / 01.10.2018 / 08.10.2018 / 22.10.2018 / 29.10.2018 / 05.11.2018 / 12.11.2018 / 26.11.2018 / 03.12.2018 / 10.12.2018
each day 14.15 - 16.00 hrs

Methodological Skills: Using DAGs for Causal Inference; Dr. Johannes Textor
27.09.2018 - 09.00 - 14.00 hrs
27.09.2018 - 14.00 - 17.00 hrs
28.09.2018 whole day
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Disciplinary Perspective: Global Health and its Critics; Dr. Tine Hanrieder
18.10.2018 - 13.15 - 17.00 hrs
19.10.2018 - 09.15 - 17.00 hrs
20.10.2018 - 09.15 - 13.00 hrs
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Doctoral Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
03.10.2018 / 10.10.2018 / 07.11.2018 / 21.11.2018 / 05.12.2018
each day 15.15 - 16.45 hrs

Courses 2017

PhD Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
Prof. Gerold Stucki
08.03.2016: M. Hopfe, D. Dorjbal
22.03.2016: R. Brunner, J. Amann
05.04.2016: S. Saxer, F. Berger
03.05.2017: S. Bossuyt, M. Bekker
each day 14.00 - 16.45 hrs

PhD Colloquium Health Behavior and Health Economics
Health Economics (Prof. Boes): 06.03.17 / 20.03.17 / 03.04.17 / 08.05.17 / 22.05.17
Health Behavior (Prof. Michel): 13.03.17 / 27.03.17 / 24.04.17 / 15.05.17 / 29.05.17
each day 14.00 - 16.00 hrs

Workshop Disciplinary Perspective: Medical Decision Making
Prof. Dr. Brendan Delaney und Dr. Olga Kostopoulou
07.03.2017 - 13.00 - 17.15 hrs
08.03.2017 - 09.00 - 16.30 hrs
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Strengthening Health Systems through Learning Cycles

A Learning Health System for Diagnosis
Prof. Brendan Delaney
Chair in Medical Informatics and Decision Making
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK
08.03.2017

The Emperor is Naked: Challenging Assumptions in Health Systems Evidence
Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
Senior Scientist, Project and Group Leader, Swiss Trorpical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
05.04.2017

Global health systems at crossroads: opportunities and challenges
Prof. Rifat Atun
Prof. of Global Health Systems, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
03.05.2017

Toward a Global Learning System for Health Improvement
Prof. Charles Friedman, Josiah Macy Jr. Prof. of Medical Education, Chair of the Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School
17.05.2017
Flyer

Workshop Topic Health Sciences: Analyzing Health Systems and Health Systems Performance
Prof. Dr. Rifat Atun
Professor of Global Health Systems at Harvard University, and Director of Global Health Systems Cluster at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
02.05.2017 - 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
03.05.2017 - 09.00 - 12.00 hrs
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Workshop Topic Health Sciences: Vision of a Learning Health System
Prof. Dr. Chuck Friedman
Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical Education; Chair of the Department of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan, USA

16.05.2017 - 08.30 - 17.00 hrs
17.05.2017 - 08.30 - 12.00 hrs
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Understanding health systems change through implementation research
Dr. Nhan T. Tran
Manager, Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research
Health Systems and Innovations Cluster, World Health Organization
17.05.2017 - 14.15 - 16.00 hrs
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Health inequalities in Europe. New insights from comparative studies
Prof. Dr. Johan P. Mackenbach
Department of Public Health Erasmus MC, Rotterdam Netherlands
25.10.2017 - 17.00 hrs

Health Equity and Healthy Ageing
Dr. Ritu Sadana
Senior Advisor Ageing and Life Course, World Health Organization
08.11.2017 - 17.00 hrs

Social inequality and health in a rich country: the case of Switzerland
Dr. phil. Nicole Bachmann
Health and Social Psychologist, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, School of Social Work, Insititute for Social Work and Health, Olten Switzerland
22.11.17 - 17.00 hrs

Cultural Capital as fundamental cause of health inequalities
Prof. Thomas Abel
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne
06.12.2017 - 17.00 hrs

An International perspective on health inequalities in rich countries
Prof. Danny Dorling
Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, UK
13.12.17 - 17 hrs

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Poster

PhD Research Seminar in Health Sciences
25.09.17 / 09.10.17 / 16.10.17 / 30.10.17 / 06.11.17 / 13.11.17 / 27.11.17 / 04.12.17 / 11.12.17
jeweils 14.15 - 16.00 hrs
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Disciplinary Perspective: The persistence of health inequalities in modern welfare states
26.10.2017
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Disciplinary Perspective: Communication and Health in the 21st Century
09.11.2017 - 12.00 - 17.00 hrs
10.11.2017 - 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
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Methodological Skills: Doing Grounded Theory research: Principles and procedures
04.12.2017 - 09.00 - 16.00 hrs
05.12.2017 - 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
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PhD Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
Prof. Gerold Stucki
11.10.2017: Marina Bruderer-Hofstetter & Hannah Tough
25.10.2017: Nuria Duran Adroher & Caroline Schwarz
08.11.2017: Anne R. Buzzell & Jianan Huang
22.11.2017: Roxanne Maritz & Jsabel Hodel
each day 14.00 - 16.45 hrs

Courses 2016

Disciplinary Perspective: Empirical Policy Evaluation in Health
Prof. Maarten Lindeboom and Prof. Bas van der Klaauw
25. - 29.01.2016
each day 09.00 - 17.00 hrs
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PhD Colloquium Health Economics and Health Policy
Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes
29.02.2016 / 14.03.2016 / 04.04.2016 / 18.04.2016 / 02.05.2016 / 23.05.2016
each day 13.30 - 14.30 hrs
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Methodological Skills: Causality in Practice
Dr. Markus Kalisch, Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich
03.03.2016 / 04.03.2016

PhD Colloquium Health Sciences
Prof. Gerold Stucki
09.03.2016: Bossuyt Fransiska
23.03.2016: Marina Bruderer-Hofstetter
06.04.2016: Dimitrios Skempes
20.04.2016: Maren Hopfe
18.05.2016: Julia Amann
01.06.2016: Marie Fallon-Kund
each day 15.15 - 17.00 hrs

 

Health Behaviour Change: From Theory to Reality

Targetting non-conscious processes for healthier behaviour across populations
Prof. Dr. Theresa Marteau
Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit in the Clinical School at the University of Cambridge
23.03.2016

Health Communication: state and ciizens in dialogue
Daniel Bach, lic. phil.
Federal Office of Public Health FOPH, Bern
06.04.2016

Losing weight and keeping it off. Population and individual perspectives
Prof. Dr. Falko Sniheotta
Professor of Behavioural Medicine and Health Psychology at Newcastle University
20.04.2016

Okay, okay, it is good for my health...but is it good for me? How individual health behavior is influenced by self-views, social identity, and personal goals
Prof. Dr. Winifred Gebhardt
Associate Professor of Health Psychology at Institute of Psychology, Leiden University
18.05.2016

When happy eating goes unhappy, a look at different eating patterns
Dr. phil. Johanna Friedli
dipl. Psych, Fachpsychologin für Psychotherapie FSP, Contact Praxis für Psychotherapie und Coaching, Zurich
01.06.2016

Flyer

Methodological Skills: Rasch Measurement Model
Prof. David Andrich, Chapple Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of Western Australia.
20.06.2016 - 12.00 - 17.00 hrs
21.06.2016 - 08.00 - 17.00 hrs
22.06.2016 - 08.00 - 12.00 hrs
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Disciplinary Perspective: Recent Advances in Health Economics
Prof. Luke Conelly, Professor of Health Economics in the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
04.07.2016 / 05.07.2016 / 06.07.2016
jeweils 09.00 - 17.00 Uhr
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Disciplinary Perspective: Economics of Health Behaviours
Prof. Catherine Maclean, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at Temple University, USA.
16.08.2016 - 19.08.2016
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PhD Colloquium Health Economics and Health Policy
Prof. Dr. Stefan Boes
Associate Professor in Health Economics, University of Lucerne
26.09.2016 / 10.10.2016 / 24.10.2016 / 07.11.2016 / 21.11.2016 / 05.12.2016
each day 13.30 - 14.30 hrs
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PhD Colloquium Health Sciences and Health Policy
Prof. Gerold Stucki
05.10.2016: Sarah Keller & Simon Kunz
19.10.2016: Marina Nützi & Sue Bertschy
02.11.2016: Elias Ronca & Jianan Huang
14.12.2016: Luzius Mader & Julia Bänziger
each day 14.00 - 16.45 hrs

 

Measuring Hospital Quality and Performance

Quality and Registries in Trauma Surgery
PD Dr. med. Valentin Neuhaus
Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich
21.09.2016

International Initiatives in Assessing Quality of Healthcare and Patient Safety using Routine Data from Hospitals
Prof. Dr. Jean-Marie Januel
University Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) and French School of Public Health (EHESP)
05.10.2016

Measuring and Improving Medical Outcome in Hospitals and Possible Ways to Quality Related Payments
Prof. Dr. med. Thomas Mansky
Technical University of Berlin
19.10.2016

Going the Last Mile in Quality Management: Effective Use of Quality Indicators, Transparency and Peer Review
Prof. Dr. Daniel W. Zahnd
Bern University of Applied Sciences
02.11.2016

The Quality Strategy of the Swiss Federal Council
Oliver Peters
Federal Office of Public Health, Bern
16.11.2016

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