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Academic Department

Finance
Course Name: Fundamental Analysis
Instructor: George Gallinger

The underlying theme of the course is "quality of earnings". Many topics covered in the course touch on management's propensity to "play games" to hype earnings. The issue is whether it is ethical behavior to do so or not. It is stressed with the students that it is necessary to "read between the lines" to understand what is being said by management.

Course Name: Healthcare Finance
Instructor: William Katz

In this class we discuss the ethics of alternative decisions, where applicable, when discussing possible solutions to the financial cases and part of one class session to discussing the application of federal health care fraud and abuse laws and we discuss the application of specific rules of ethical practice when we cover topics in provider (physicians, hospitals, etc.) charges and billing and when we discuss the practices of health insurers.