PIH Chief Medical Officer Named Director of the Peabody Society

Earlier this month, Harvard Medical School named Associate Professor of Medicine and PIH Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joia Mukherjee the Advisory Dean and Director of the Francis Weld Peabody Society in the Program in Medical Education at HMS. She begins the position January 1, 2024. 

In announcing the news, Dean for Medical Education Dr. Bernard S. Chang and Dean for Students Dr. Fidencio Saldaña cited her "wealth of experience, expertise, and a profound commitment to the education of medical students," the way in which she is "revered" by her students, and her impressive 23-year tenure as CMO of "renowned international medical organization" PIH. 

The Peabody Society is one of five academic societies at Harvard Medical School, each of which aims to "provide a community-based approach to medical education and an organizational framework to help students take full advantage of the plethora of opportunities available at HMS."  

Dr. Mukherjee is an internist, pediatrician, public health and infectious disease specialist, human rights advocate, associate professor, chief medical officer, and author of, among other works, the widely used text book "An Introduction to Global Health Delivery: Practice, Equity, Human Rights" (Oxford University Press).

To read more about Mukherjee, visit https://www.pih.org/joia-mukherjee.

For more about the Peabody Society, visit https://meded.hms.harvard.edu/peabody-society

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