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For more than 200 years, Harvard Medical School (HMS) has been the most prestigious and trusted source of medical education in the world. The HMS name is synonymous with best-in-class learning, clinical excellence and innovative biomedical research—an assurance that the knowledge imparted creates transformational impact.

Today, HMS’s Office for External Education provides broad access to HMS’s peerless and constantly evolving body of medical knowledge. Created by the School’s almost 12,000-member faculty and comprising firsthand expert clinical insights based on breakthrough research and best practices, this valuable information is now available to business and science leaders, pre-health career learners, clinicians and individuals seeking to increase their working knowledge of health care.

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David H. Roberts, MD

Dean for External Education, Harvard Medical School
Steven P. Simcox, Patrick A. Clifford and James H. Higby Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Nancy Ferrari

Managing Director and Executive Editor, Harvard Health Publishing