AMCP members can further their education via our affiliation with the Jefferson
School of Population Health (JSPH), a division of Thomas Jefferson University,
in Philadelphia, Pa. Plus - Academy members may
now take advantage of the JSPH’s corporate tuition rate (15% discount) on all
online graduate and Master’s degree programs in Applied Health Economics &
Outcomes Research, Population Health, Health Policy and Healthcare Quality
Established in 2008, JSPH offers
graduate academic programming designed to prepare practitioners to develop,
implement and evaluate health policies and systems that improve the health of
populations and thereby enhance the quality of life of these populations. JSPH offers
managed care pharmacists and other health practitioners career development and
learning opportunities in these key areas:
Policy (MS-HP; Graduate Certificate) program prepares leaders to critically
analyze the organization, financing and delivery of health care; to rigorously
apply analytic skills to plan, implement and evaluate health policy; and to
produce research evidence to support policy development and change.
Quality and Safety (MS-HQS; Graduate Certificate) prepares healthcare
professionals to be leaders and advocates in the design, implementation and
dissemination of programs and policies that measurably improve healthcare
quality and patient safety.
Health Economics and Outcomes Research (MS-AHEOR; Graduate Certificate) prepares
professionals to evaluate and measure health outcomes (both physical and
humanistic) and to ascertain economic consequences of health care interventions
by determining optimal clinical effectiveness, comparative effectiveness and
- Population Health (Graduate Certificate)prepares leaders to understand population
health as it establishes new priorities in chronic disease prevention,
evidence-based practice, comparative effectiveness, and quality and safety.
To receive the discount, AMCP members will indicate that they are affiliated with AMCP under the "supplemental questions" section of the Jefferson School of Population Health application. Individuals must be current with their AMCP dues throughout the program.
For more information, visit www.jefferson.edu/population_health.