Education | Center for Healthcare Policy and Research


We foster career development, networking and collaborative research opportunities for faculty and trainees from multiple disciplines.

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Upcoming seminars
  • FEBRUARY 8, 2023

    Dr. Lynne Moore

    Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval


    Dr. Jason Robert Guertin, Associate Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval

    Blanchard Conombo, Ph.D. candidate, Epidemiology, Department of Economics, Université Laval

    Economic evaluation of an audit and feedback intervention 

  • FEBRUARY 15, 2023

    Dr. Hannah Laqueur

    Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Health

    Uses of machine learning risk prediction to inform and evaluate policies and practices

  • February 22, 2023

    Dr. George Goshua

    Assistant Professor, Hematology, Yale University School of Medicine

  • MARCH 1, 2022

    Dr. Jennifer Karlin

    Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, UC Davis Health

  • March 8, 2023

    Caryn Rubanovich

    Ph.D. student, Clinical Psychology, University of California, San Diego

  • March 15, 2023

    Dr. Yvonne Bombard

    Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

    Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital

  • March 22, 2023

    Dr. Sarah Javier

    Research Health Science Specialist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Recent seminars
  • February 1, 2023

    Exploring systems thinking in Health Technology Assessment:

    My observations as an HTA employee and researcher

    Marina Richardson | Ph.D. candidate, Health Services Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

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  • January 18, 2023

    American healthcare:

    Why it costs so much yet remains a beacon of growth and development

    Dr. Peter Hilsenrath | Professor Emeritus, University of the Pacific

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  • December 7, 2022

    The fourth wave of the opioid overdose crisis:

    Lessons for researchers from the veterans health administration

    Dr. Elizabeth Oliva | Investigator, Center for Innovation to Implementation, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • November 30, 2022

    How do we evaluate impacts of primary care reform?

    Insights from a multiple methods study in two Canadian provinces

    Dr. Sara Allin | Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

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  • November 16, 2022

    Emerging research on California’s “red flag” law

    Dr. Veronica Pear | Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Violence Prevention Research Program, UC Davis Health

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  • November 9, 2022

    How black mamas and birthing people are working to change health care systems

    Kathryn Hall-Trujillo | Founding Director, Birthing Project USA

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  • November 2, 2022

    Primary care time scarcity, the changing practice of medicine and burnout

    Dr. Michelle-Linh Nguyen | Fellow, National Clinician Scholars Program, University of California, San Francisco

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  • October 26, 2022

    The state of reproductive rights:

    What’s changed, what’s next, and what we can do now

    Dr. Monica McLemore | Professor and Interim Director, Center for Anti-Racism in Nursing, University of Washington School of Nursing

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    Co-sponsored with the UC Davis Perinatal Origins of Disparities (POD) Center

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QSCERT-PC fellowship program

The Quality, Safety, and Comparative Effectiveness Research Training in Primary Care (QSCERT-PC) program provided UC Davis General Medicine fellowships to board-certified/eligible primary care practitioners and doctoral scholars interested in conducting research addressing healthcare quality and costs affecting primary care and population health. QSCERT-PC fellows went through the National Residency Matching Program for Academic General Pediatrics.

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