Specific objectives of the Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change include:

  • Developing and refining a conceptual framework for understanding primary health care delivery in a variety of contexts, and systematically studying primary care models and innovations around the world.
     
  • Engaging scholars from a range of academic disciplines in creating, piloting, and evaluating new organizational and technological approaches to primary care delivery.
     
  • Training and providing opportunities for scholarship to medical students, residents, and fellows interested in engaging in primary care innovation.
     
  • Creating a mechanism to facilitate the global exchange of approaches, innovations, and training opportunities in primary health care.