Bruce Berg

Associate professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at Fordham University; teaches courses on health policy, intergovernmental relations, interest groups and group theory, social policy, and New York City politics and government. Author of New York City Politics: Governing Gotham (2007) and published articles and book chapters on the delivery of health care to the elderly, interest-group politics, bureaucratic politics, program evaluation, and New York City politics. Involved with several committees at Fordham University dealing with structuring health benefit packages and programs for full-time and retired faculty. Served as president of Fordham’s Faculty Senate. SLC, 1999—

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Health Care Policy


This course will examine the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of health care policy. It will focus on the interaction of the health-care system with the federal, state, and local political systems. Individual pieces of health policy will be used to study the evolution of health policy and the impact of health policy on health care in the United States.