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First-hand insights into the culture, science and economics of the real-world practice of medicine


World-renowned faculty

Our program faculty are drawn from across Harvard University, including Harvard Medical School (HMS), its hospitals, and other Harvard schools and departments. Leading executives from the healthcare industry also share their unique perspectives with program participants.

Custom Experiential Learning

Each program features a custom curriculum designed for real-world application, carefully aligned with the business challenges and goals of client organizations. Participants learn in interactive classroom sessions and visits to HMS-affiliated and other area hospitals and clinics.

Real-world Insights

Participants enjoy direct access to the insights of practitioners, patients and healthcare innovators. At a time when multiple sectors of health care are being affected by technologic, economic and patient-centric changes, program participants will acquire a framework to better understand the current state-of-the-art as well as future innovations.

Immediate Impact

Program alumni can immediately apply their insights to their work, ensuring that their innovations and strategies are rooted in the realities of health care, and preparing executives to lead their organizations into the future.

Networking Opportunities

Executives enjoy a unique opportunity to network and share in-depth discussions with HMS professors as well as other hospital and industry leaders.

Participant Voices

“It will unequivocally make you better at your job… I learned an incredible amount about the healthcare landscape and the perspective of incredibly skilled stakeholders we’re trying to serve.”  
- Director of Product Development

“A powerful opportunity to learn from physicians about their day-to-day experiences, what’s most important to them, and their aspirations for the future of healthcare… Step away from the everyday to be inspired and reminded of what’s at stake in healthcare delivery.”  
SVP Marketing



Our Team


David Roberts, MD.
David Roberts, MD
Dean for External Education


Stan Shaw, MD, PhD
Stanley Shaw, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Executive Education


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