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The Harvard Macy Institute currently offers five professional development courses each year in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Over 20 Years of Innovation

Educating to Innovate in Healthcare: Twenty Years of The Harvard Macy Institute

The Harvard Macy Institute was unique in the continuing professional development field when it was created in 1994 as an inter-professional, international incubator for innovators in healthcare education. Over the past twenty years, the Institute has been an engine of change in education, creating innovation-inspiring communities including over 3,500 scholars representing more than 800 institutions across the globe, including over 170 institutions that sent five or more faculty. Today, alumni innovations are enhancing the care of patients worldwide.
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A Nucleus of Faculty with a Common Understanding Regarding Health Care Education and Innovation

HMI sought to build capacity to promote institution-specific and sustainable change rather than offering a formulaic guide to educational innovation. To accomplish this in a continuing professional development program, HMI programs require and integrate project-based experiential learning and action planning.

Our Mission

Creating Innovators in Health Education

The Harvard Macy Institute brings together health care professionals, educators, and leaders to discuss the critical challenges of the day and design innovative solutions that have a lasting impact on the way medicine is practiced and students are educated. Our goal is to foster transformative learning experiences that prepare the Harvard Macy scholars to lead institutional change as well as discover and harness new perspectives which may contribute to their professional growth.

The Institute delivers five Harvard-based continuing health care education programs. We also collaborate with Institute alumni to develop customized programs for institutions around the world. These programs are designed to instruct faculty educators in the health professions in methods for translating their knowledge and capabilities into organization-wide improvements and innovations.