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.


October 6, 2017

Call for Submissions: Suzanne and Robert Fletcher Prize in Population Medicine

The Department of Population Medicine announces a call for submissions for a $1000 prize for the best paper on a topic in Population Medicine written by an HMS or HSDM student.   Papers will be judged by an expert panel of DPM faculty, who will be blinded to the authors.  Entries are due by December 15, 2017. Download the call for submissions HERE.

October 6, 2017

DPM Receives Mentoring Award

Harvard Medical School has awarded the Department a "Culture of Excellence in Mentoring" award for its program of faculty mentoring and performance review. Harvard Medical School has established this new mentoring award to recognize the efforts of a department, division, office or program to foster innovation and sustainability in mentoring while building a culture of mentoring. 

August 3, 2017

A quarter-century journey to improve health- celebrating the silver anniversary of the Department of Population Medicine.

Our 25th Anniversary event will be held on November 7 and 8, 2017.  Please visit our Anniversary website for more information.