The Department of Population Medicine (DPM) resides within the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and is an appointing department of Harvard Medical School.  

DPM's core mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching.


New research agreement with Hospital Corporation of America

The Institute’s Richard Platt and HCA’s Jonathan B. Perlin talk about how the partnership agreement will benefit patients nationwide in the video below.

Recent news

Apr 07 2015Dr. Richard Platt appointed to NIH Advisory CommitteeNIH forms team of experts to chart course for the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative research network. Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative.Read More

Apr 07 2015A Vaccine Study Design Selection Framework for Rapid Safety Monitoring

An article by DPM researcher Meghan Baker, MD, ScD and colleagues in the American Journal of Epidemiology discusses study design options that may be used to evaluate the safety of vaccinations.

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Feb 27 2015Dr. Alison Galbraith featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Daily Circuit” In February 2015, Alison Galbraith, MD, MPH of the Center for Child Health Care Studies was featured on Minnesota Public Radio’s program “The Daily Circuit” to discuss high-deductible health plans. Read More