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ESSL 290: Health Care in America (Milestone Course)

This course guide was designed to support students taking the Health Care in America Milestone course (ESSL 290) at Colorado Mesa University.

Writing Resources for ESSL 290: Health Care in America

Remember: Your book for the book review must be at least 200 pages.

Remember: Your book review must be 4-5 pages long.


  1. take notes while reading: what's interesting? why?
  2. job down important arguments or quotations (and their page #s!)
  3. you want to summarize AND evaluate the book
  4. outline! intro + purpose + organization + summary + sources/process + issues in health care + conclusion