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Online Courses with CHIBE Director Kevin Volpp

Kevin Volpp headshot
Kevin Volpp headshot

For those interested in learning more about behavioral economics from the Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) Director Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD, see two offerings below from the Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy’s Online Education team.

February 2 – March 1, 2021

Foundations of Behavioral Economics

Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD

Noncredit, professional development course

Clinicians, care teams, administrators, payers, digital health teams, entrepreneurs, and researchers may benefit from this professional development opportunity. Learn more and enroll here!

Penn faculty, staff, and graduate and professional students are also invited to take this online, master’s-level course with CHIBE’s Director. Find out how to sign up for this course or others on Penn’s Master of Health Care Innovation website.

March 2–April 12, 2021

Behavioral Economics and Decision Making

Kevin G. Volpp, MD, PhD

Course description: Behavioral economics provides a framework for understanding how humans make decisions within the health care system. Students will be able to demonstrate how key concepts in behavioral economics are used, critique existing programs, design new approaches, and apply lessons to challenges they face in their work environments.

Employees may be able to apply tuition benefits.