The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine is a pre-clinical department of Harvard Medical School. It is a social science department at HMS. It is closely allied with the Center for Bioethics, the Center for the History of Medicine, and the Center for Primary Care.
The Division of Global Health Equity (DGHE) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is dedicated to addressing health disparities through training, education, research and service. Using insights from anthropology, history, sociology, epidemiology, statistics, economics, and other social sciences, the Division improves medical care in the world's poorest areas.
Translating Knowledge into Effective, Equitably Distributed Health
The Global Health Delivery Project is a joint initiative of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. We research and write case studies, run courses, and build online communities for global health professionals. Our mission is to create a global network of professionals dedicated to improving the delivery of value-based health care.
Global Health and Social Medicine faculty teach courses and are otherwise engaged with faculty at Harvard College.