Dear HMS/HDS first year students,
The Department of Population Medicine is a Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute department that conducts health services research in a variety of fields. The goals of our research include:
- Improving the quality and cost effectiveness of medical care
- Understanding and overcoming disparities in care
- Using information technology to improve and protect health
- Working with public health partners on surveillance of infectious and chronic disease
- Developing advanced statistical and computational approaches for the study of populations
Specific content areas include:
- Obesity prevention and food policy (Publication)
- Maternal health (Publication)
- Child health (Publication)
- Infectious disease surveillance (Publication)
- Chronic disease surveillance and collaboration with public health (Publication)
- Cancer (Publication)
- Drug policy (Publication)
We have a long history of mentoring students and working with the HMS Scholars in Medicine Program. To get an idea of the work we do, take a look at some of our recent publications.
Current projects for students are posted in the SIM database.
To learn more about these opportunities, contact Laura Garabedian.