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Residency in Primary Care and Population Medicine

BWH Residency Program in Primary Care and Population Medicine at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates (HVMA)/Atrius Health and the Department of Population Medicine (DPM), Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) Institute

The BWH Residency Program in Primary Care and Population Medicine offers distinctive training to develop superb generalist physicians who can provide outstanding clinical care, as well as leadership in health systems and policy, and in the improvement of the health of populations.

Primary care faces major challenges. To meet these challenges, tomorrow's physician leaders require both outstanding clinical training and the skills to contribute to improvements in population health. Acquiring an understanding of health systems and health policy, the evidence base of practice, clinical preventive services, and the role of public health systems will help tomorrow's physicians improve care at multiple levels and address pressing issues in quality, access, cost and disparities in health care.

Primary Care and Population Medicine Residency Program

Mentoring and training tomorrow's general internists and primary care physicians.

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