Fostering a Global Community of Scholars Dedicated to Transforming Health Care Education
The Harvard Macy Institute provides the connective tissue for a growing global network of like-minded individuals in search of new ways to think about innovation in health care delivery and education through the lens of organizational change. Our programs introduce scholars to new colleagues across disciplines, and create new networks and collaborations that often live beyond the life of the program. These scholars form and benefit from a continuing and expanding base of expertise and innovation.
One way the Institute keeps participants engaged in its work is by inviting them to return in future years as faculty scholars. In this role, they facilitate a small-group session or teach an elective and are able to participate fully in the rest of the course.
What does the Harvard Macy Institute community contribute to the careers and work of its members?
- New colleagues who often lead to new research projects, support systems, perspectives, and even potentially new career horizons
- Opportunities to function in an environment with professionals of similar focus
- Empowerment and affirmation of one's vision for advancing health care delivery and education
- A live connection to trends, challenges, and possible solutions that could emerge from the exchange of ideas and collaboration with others
“As participants in a new medical education program with an innovative curriculum and student assessment system, the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine have greatly benefited from our long-term relationship with the Harvard Macy Institute. The faculty who have participated in the educator program share a deep understanding of medical education principles and concepts and return invigorated to refine and implement curriculum change. Our faculty who share the common experience and fellowship of the Harvard Macy Program also provide a core group able to provide educational leadership in undergraduate and graduate medical education and comfortably share their education skills and knowledge with other faculty. This resource has contributed greatly to the success of our new program.”
Alan L. Hull, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Ohio