Save the Date

This annual event was established in 2000, in honor of the first chairman of the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, now Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute.  

Dr. Tierney is a general internist and medical informaticist who currently serves as Chair of the Department of Population Health in the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. He and his department are playing a leading role in the Dell Medical School’s mission to help Austin become a model healthy city. He previously served as President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., the country’s oldest research institution dedicated to improving health systems, and Associate Dean for Clinical Effectiveness Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Tierney’s interests and expertise are improving health care delivery and its outcomes through developing and implementing new systems of care, including electronic health records (EHRs), in hospital and outpatient venues in the U.S. and East Africa.

Dr. Tierney is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the Association of American Physicians. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics. He has received the highest lifetime achievement award from the nation’s leading organizations in three disciplines: academic general internal medicine (the John Glaser Award from the Society of General Internal Medicine), biomedical informatics (the Morris Collen Award from the American College of Medical Informatics), and translational science (the National Award for Career Achievement from the Society for Clinical and Translational Science). He is the former Editor-in-Chief of two medical journals: the Journal of General Internal Medicine and Medical Care. He has received more than $60 million in grants and contracts as Principal Investigator and has published more than 300 peer-reviewed medical journal articles. His publications have been cited by others more than 23,000 times.

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Jessica Meuleman at