Julia Abelson

On behalf of the members of the McMaster Health Policy PhD program, welcome to our website! Our interdisciplinary program focuses on training future health system leaders for careers in academia, government, health system organizations and the private sector, in Canada and around the world. Get to know our facultycurrent students and alumni.

Whether you are a current or prospective student, you'll find helpful information on the site about degree requirementscourse offerings and funding and research opportunities. You can also find us on twitter

For prospective students: Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline to apply is December 1, 2019. Interested in learning more about the program? Consider contacting one of our student ambassadors to gain a helpful "student perspective" on the program, or connect with students and alumni with similar interests to yours.

As the busy fall term begins, we're looking forward to the "New Frontiers in Health Policy" Graduate Student Conference which will be held on November 14, 2019. Consider submitting an abstract or registering to attend.

- Julia Abelson, Professor and Program Director

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Important: The information on this website is frequently updated and may change at any time. Please consult the McMaster Graduate Calendar for policies applicable during the current academic year. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the Health Policy Ph.D. Program directly for up to date information.