Kick off Health Policy Week 2023 with SCOHP beginning on February 6!

Co-sponsored by the Duke-Margolis Center, Health Policy Week aims to provide Duke students with educational and networking opportunities in health policy. This year’s events include:

Monday, February 6: Duke-Margolis Career Panel

Online, 12-1pm

Register here

The Duke-Margolis Center will host a career panel for students to learn more about various career trajectories in health policy.

Related: SCOHP Career Guidebook

Wednesday, February 8: Community Engagement Fair

Brodhead Center (West Union) 068, 11am-1pm

Get involved with community initiatives to improve healthcare delivery!

Related: Service & Advocacy Committee

Friday, February 10: Fireside Chat with Mark McClellan and Dev Sangvai

Rubenstein Hall 153, 1-2pm

Want to engage with top health system and health policy leaders? Join Mark McClellan, director of the Duke-Margolis Center, and Dev Sangvai, core Duke-Margolis faculty member, for a fireside chat.

Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, is the Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business, Medicine, and Policy, and founding Director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. Dr. McClellan is a doctor and an economist who has addressed a wide range of strategies and policy reforms to improve health care, including payment reform to promote better outcomes and lower costs, methods for development and use of real-world evidence, and strategies for more effective biomedical innovation. Before coming to Duke, he served as a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he was Director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiatives and led the Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership. He also has a highly distinguished record in public service and academic research and is a former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where he developed and implemented major reforms in health policy.

Dr. Sangvai is executive director for Duke Connected Care, associate chief medical officer (ACMO) for Duke University Health System and medical director for DukeWELL (a physician-run population health program for Duke employees and dependents). He is assistant professor of family medicine, pediatrics & psychiatry for Duke University Medical Center and vice chair for quality, safety and clinical for Duke’s Department of Community & Family Medicine. Dr. Sangvai also serves as the associate program director for the Management and Leadership Pathway for Residents (MLPR)—an innovative residency training program at Duke designed to develop future physician executives. Originally from Ohio, Dr. Sangvai has been at Duke since 2003 and has previously served as Duke’s chief of family medicine.

February 10-11: Case Competition

Commences 5pm on Friday and runs through Saturday, Schichiano Auditorium

Our third annual case competition will round out the end of HPW 2023. Duke undergrads will compete in teams of five guided by graduate and professional Margolis Scholars to solve a policy issue.

More about the case competition here