The Stoeckle Center

The Cabot Primary Care Lecture Series was founded in 1993, and in 2008, the Stoeckle Center and the HMS Primary Care Division began collaborating to plan the series.

The Cabot Lectures have been offered at Harvard Medical School (HMS) for several decades, providing a forum for the primary care community to come together to discuss topics including the patient-doctor relationship, community health, ethics, medical anthropology, and global health.

March 21, 2013. "Courage and Health Care's Future." Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP; President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

October 25, 2012. “Next Gen Primary Care: Personal Doctoring and New Models of Care.” Robert L. Phillips, Jr., MD, MSPH, Vice President for Research & Policy, American Board of Family Medicine

May 17, 2012: “Don’t Kill Granny: Competencies in Geriatric Medicine.” Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD; Vice Chair, Education, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

April 26, 2012: “Behavioral Economics and Health.” Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD; Director, Leonard Davis Institute Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics, University of Pennsylvania

January 24, 2012: “Community Health Workers: A Step in The Right Direction Toward Value-based Health Care.” Heidi Behforouz, MD, Medical & Executive Director, Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment (PACT) Project, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

November 3, 2011: “Writing for Patients and Consumer Health Publications.” Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD, MPH, Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch, and Harvey B. Simon, MD, MGH; Editor, Harvard Men’s Health Watch