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About Department of Health and Clinical Outcomes Research

The Department of Health and Clinical Outcomes Research (HCOR) is a scholarly community of faculty, staff and students committed to strengthening the delivery and outcomes of medical care through education and training programs and innovative research.

As a national leader in research and education, HCOR improves the health of our communities by informing health care and policy decisions with scientific information about quality and effectiveness.

HCOR offers a Ph.D. degree in health outcomes research and a Master of Science in Health Data Science. HCOR also offers a dual M.D./Ph.D. degree with the School of Medicine.

HCOR conducts and translates research into policies and practices that improve health outcomes across patient populations. We see outcome assessment and analysis as a vital part of establishing an equitable, efficient and affordable health care system.