For the Advocacy Paper, you will select one of the following national priorities (from the National Healthcare Disparities Report), research, and advance federal-, state-, and organizational-level recommendations:
Making care safer
Ensuring person- and family-centered care
Promoting effective communication and care coordination
Promoting effective prevention and treatment of leading causes of mortality, starting with cardiovascular disease
Working with communities to promote wide use of best practices to enable healthy living
Making quality care more affordable
Reducing disparities, which are persistent in all national priorities
The paper should be approximately 1,500 words in length (excluding the list of references cited at the end) and incorporate the university core value of integrity.
Integrity: The commitment of the University to excellence demands that its members live its mission and deliver on its promise. The faculty, staff, and students pledge to be honest, just, and consistent in word and deed.