First Annual Fletcher Prize Awarded

We are pleased to announce that Suhas Gondi, a first year medical student at Harvard Medical School, has been selected to receive the first annual Fletcher Prize in Population Medicine.  The Fletcher Prize is awarded by the Department for the best paper on a topic in Population Medicine written by a Harvard Medical School or Harvard School of Dental Medicine student. Papers were judged by an expert panel of DPM faculty.  Gondi’s winning submission, “Negotiating Prescription Drug Prices to Improve Access and Reduce Costs”, highlights an important public health problem, high U.S.

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

The HMS 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.  The student who submits the most outstanding scholarly paper will be awarded the $1000 prize.

DPM Faculty Receive Prestigious Mentoring Awards

DPM Professor and Vice-Chair Emily Oken, MD, MPH and Assistant Professor Jason Block, MD, MPH are the recipients of the Excellence in Mentoring Awards from Harvard Medical School in recognition of their distinguished records of mentoring.  The Excellence in Mentoring Awards were established to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement in basic/clinical medicine, research, teaching, and administrati