Category Archives: Richard Skolnik Blog

The Quest for Universal Health Coverage

By Richard Skolnik, MPA Author of Global Health 101 The quest for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is central to all efforts in global health. Indeed, all high-income countries, except the United States, have had a system of universal health coverage … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Richard Skolnik Selected as Jury Member for the MacArthur Foundation “100 & Change” Competition

Jury Will Award $100 Million Grant to One Idea That Can “Change the World” Richard Skolnik, MPA, author of Global Health 101, was recently selected as a jury member for the “100 & Change” competition which will award a $100 … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Webinar Recordings Now Available

Wednesday October 19, 2:00 pm EDT Topic: Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing Description: Join author and Nursing instructor, Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN for an informative and interactive webinar around the hot topic of Quality Improvement in Nursing. … Continue reading

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Yale and JBLearning Author Richard Skolnik Launch New MOOC on Coursera: Essentials of Global Health

by Richard Skolnik, MPA Friends, Essentials of Global Health is now on Coursera. I am pleased to inform you that Coursera has just launched a massive open online course (MOOC) that I did for Yale, called Essentials of Global Health. … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Author Webinars Just Announced

Wednesday October 19, 2:00 pm EDT Topic: Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing Description: Join author and Nursing instructor, Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN for an informative and interactive webinar around the hot topic of Quality Improvement in Nursing. … Continue reading

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Global Health Workshop at Unite for Sight

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101, Third Edition In April 2016, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference. This followed a similar workshop I … Continue reading

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Teaching Ebola

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Everyone who teaches global health must now wrestle with what to say and do about Ebola. Should we add a session on Ebola to our courses? Should we begin each class with … Continue reading

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Some “Crowdsourcing” on Teaching Global Health

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 In April 2014, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference. The aims of the 90-minute workshop were to … Continue reading

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Your Student’s Future in Global Health – Some of What They Need to Know … and Not Know

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Students regularly come to me asking what they need to know to work in Global Health. They also frequently ask what I wish I had known when I was their age (which … Continue reading

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Teaching about Health Equity and Equality

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Equity and equality issues are central to Global Health and we want all of our students to be able to take an “equity lens” to Global Health concerns. Thus, it is critical … Continue reading

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