Health Policy Workshops

TDI's Health Policy Workshop encourage faculty members with a common interest in a particular policy issue to engage in a research-based policy discussions. These sessions bring a variety of disciplinary perspectives to focus on a particular problem and foster a broader understanding of the theoretical and methodological issues involved in understanding the problem. They are jointly sponsored by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center.

Details

Audience: Attendance is limited to Dartmouth faculty and staff. Workshops are not broadcast online.

Location and Time: Seminars rotate between The Dartmouth Institute at DHMC and The Rockefeller Center on campus on either Thursday or Friday from noon - 1:15 PM.

Winter/Spring 2017 Workshops:

Friday, January 6, 2017: Alison Volpe Holmes, MD, MPH, MSc (Dartmouth)
Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH
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Thursday, March 2, 2017: Douglas Almond, PhD (Columbia University)
Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH
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Friday, May 5, 2017: Ziad Obermeyer, MD, MPhil (Harvard)
Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH
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Thursday, May 18, 2017: Ilyana Kuziemko, PhD (Princeton University)
Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017: Thomas D'Aunno, PhD (NYU/Wagner)

Location: WTRB Room 571 E&W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Fall 2016 Workshops:

Thursday, September 29, 2016:  Amy Finkletstein, PhD (MIT Economics)

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH

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Friday, October 21, 2016: Shilpen Patel, MD (University Washington Medicine)  and Aileen Chen, MD, MPP (Dana-Farber)

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Thursday, November 17, 2016: John Malcolm Hollingsworth, MD (Univeristy of Michigan)

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Friday, December 2, 1016: Brian Neelon, PhD (Medical University of South Carolina)

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Winter/ Spring 2016 Workshops

January 14, 2016: Joyce Manchester, PhD (Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office)

Title: Why is the Prevalence of Young People on the Social Security Disability Program in Northern New England So High, And Why Has It Risen So Rapidly Since 2000?

Location and Special Time: 12:15 PM in WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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February 5, 2016: J. Michael McWilliams MD, PhD (Harvard Medical School)

Topic: ACOs: Early Gains, Challenges Ahead

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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April 7, 2016: Thomas Rapp, PhD (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

Topic: Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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April 28, 2016: Karen Davis (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

Title: Medicare Help at Home

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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May 19, 2016: Tiffany D. Joseph​, PhD (Stony Brook University​​)

Topic: The Growing Citizen-Noncitizen Divide: Life along the Documentation Status Continuum

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH

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May 31, 2016: Grace Lu-Yao (Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey)

Title: Improve Prostate Cancer Care - From Byte To Bedside

Locaiton: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Fall 2015 Workshop

September 18, 2015: Anthony Accurso, MD (Johns Hopkins)

Title: Providers for Responsible Ordering (PRO) - A grassroots method for promoting high-value care on local and national levels

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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October 2, 2015: John Hsu, MD, MBA, MSCE (Harvard Medical School)

Title: Health Care Reform: A Peak Under the Hood

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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October 16, 2015: Susan Busch PhD (Yale)

Title: How do ACA Smoking Penalties affect Insurance Enrollment and Smoking Cessation?

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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November 5, 2015: Rusty Tchernis, PhD (George State University)

Title: Measuring Effects of SNAP on Obesity at the Intensive Margin

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH

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December 17, 2015: Maria Polyakova, PhD (Stanford University)

Title: Private provision of social insurance: drug-specific price elasticities and pricing in Medicare Part D

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover, NH

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Special Seminar - December 22, 2015: Stuart Altman, PhD (Brandeis University)

Title: The Growing Role of States in The U.S. Healthcare System: Are Massachusetts, Vermont and Maryland the Role Models?

Location: WTRB Room 571 E & W; 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH

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Winter/ Spring 2015 Workshops

January 16, 2015: Elissa Ozanne, PhD (The Dartmouth Institute)

Title: Improving decision making for ductal carcinoma in situ

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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February 6, 2015: Alyna Chien, MD, MS (Boston Children's Hospital)

Title: The effect of point-of-care price information on outpatient primary care and specialist physician ordering behavior

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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March 5, 2015: Zach Cooper, PhD (Yale University)

Title: Why is Health Care Spending on the Privately Insured in Grand Junction, Colorado So High? Prices, Competition, and Health Care Spending

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover

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April 3, 2015: Rajesh Aggarwal (McGill University)

Title: A Value-Based Approach to Medical Education

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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April 30, 2015: Keith Marzilli Ericson, PhD (Boston University, NBER)

Title: Insurance Choice from Health Insurance Exchanges

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover

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May 8, 2015: Chanice Chen (Division of Medicine and Dentistry  at HRSA)

Title: Can you teach cost effective health care? The role of graduate medical education.

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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May 21, 2015: Charles Bosk, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)

Title: Forty Years of Wondering in the Field: When do we forgive and what do we remember?

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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May 29, 2015: Steve Shortell and Hector Rodriguez (University of California Berkeley)

Title: TBD

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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Fall 2014 Worshops

October 16: Mary Dixon-Woods (The Dartmouth Institute)

Title: Why is improving quality and safety in healthcare so hard?

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover

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November 21: Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin (The Dartmouth Insitute)

Title: Communicating uncertainty about benefits and harms of pharmaceutical products

Location: 3rd floor conference room; The Dartmouth Institute; 35 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon

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December 18:  Boris Vabson (The Dartmouth Institute)

Title: Is Managed Care Efficiency-Improving and do Patients Benefit? Evidence from New York Medicaid

Location: Class of 1930 Room; Nelson A. Rockefeller Center, Hanover

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Spring 2014 Workshops

May 15: Dave Johnson (Healthcare and Higher Education in the Public Finance)

Title: Market versus Medicine

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May 16: Michael Sauder (University of Iowa)

Title: The Unintended Consequences of Medical Measures: The Case of Patient
Experience Surveys
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May 29: Ann Flood (Dartmouth)

Title: Challenges in Conducting Comparative Effectiveness when the Assumptions Don't Work: The Case of Biodosimetry in a Public Health Disaster
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