Prerequisite: one of the following: 90:154 or 90:155 or 12:153 or permission of Instructor.

A study of the structure and dynamics of health care delivery systems within the framework of organizational theory, with special reference to Canada. Topics include the hospital as a social system, patient-practitioner relationships, community health organizations, demand for, and supply of, health-care personnel, and the politics of health care.

Cross-registered with (Sociology) 90:259.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.