The Harvard Macy Institute educates, connects, and serves health care leaders around the globe by providing advanced faculty development programs, thought leadership, and impactful networking opportunities. Programs offered throughout the year in a variety of lengths and formats are designed to accelerate the careers and institutional projects of educators, administrators, and clinicians in the health professions.
Courses cover a wide range of topics, including educational leadership, approaches to innovation in health care and education, systems-based assessment, and transforming teaching using technology. Programs take place at Harvard Medical School or are offered virtually. The teaching faculty is comprised of experts from Harvard Medical School, its hospital affiliates, Harvard University, and academic institutions worldwide. This dedicated team fosters an inspiring interprofessional, international, and interdisciplinary learning environment.
Interactive small group discussions, case-based teaching, project-focused work, and the practical application of frameworks are core features of Harvard Macy Institute courses. These collaborative learning experiences prepare individuals to lead institutional change, discover and harness new perspectives to enhance their personal and professional growth, and cultivate an invaluable network for developing partnerships, inspiration, and mentorship.
Community is at the heart of the Harvard Macy Institute. We are proud that our diverse, inclusive community of teachers and scholars reflects, supports, and advances Harvard Medical School’s mission to alleviate suffering and improve health and well-being for all.
The Virtual Harvard Macy Program for Leading Innovations in Health Care & Education is truly a ‘game-changing’ experience. Beyond the invaluable time spent learning with global thought leaders, the curriculum promotes a safe and dynamic learning environment to challenge assumptions and co-develop innovations. You will leave with new frameworks that are immediately applicable to everyday leadership challenges, as well as an expanded, worldwide professional network.”
I came to Boston with ideas around my project; but no plan, or any ideas, to make it happen. This weekend has given me the tools I needed to move forward, with attainable goals and a real plan. I am confident (and very excited) that I will have something to account for it in the next year”
This was by far the best professional development course or conference I have ever taken. It was challenging, engaging, exhilarating, very practical, yet appropriately theoretical and ultimately lifechanging.”