The Studio

The Harvard Chan Studio is the hub for the School’s premiere in-person and live-streamed events. We convene global leaders in health policy, advocacy, industry, and research for insightful conversations about public health’s most pressing challenges and most promising solutions.


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Harvard Chan School hosts a diverse array of speakers, invited to share both scholarly research and personal perspectives. They do not speak for the School, and hosting them does not imply endorsement of their views, organizations, or employers.

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May 7th, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

Family-based crisis intervention: Stabilizing suicidal teens

Virtual

When a suicidal adolescent comes into the emergency department (ED), trained facilitators work with the whole family to stabilize the teen, open communication, and equip them all to return home safely. Developed at Boston Children’s Hospital, the 90-minute family-based crisis intervention (FBCI) avoids unneeded hospitalization. This event will examine how this intervention works and explore efforts to use it in primary care settings, where at-risk adolescents may be seen long before they come to an ED. Download our fact sheet. … Continue reading "Family-based crisis intervention: Stabilizing suicidal teens"


May 6th, 2024 @ 10:00 am

The political determinants of health: How policy choices impact our well-being

Virtual In Person

It’s long been clear that societal forces affect health, from neighborhood demographics to school quality to the selection of products on sale in our corner stores. But what’s behind those forces? Daniel Dawes, a renowned scholar and attorney, will unpack the political determinants of health, exploring how relationships, resources, policies, and power structures exert enormous influence on our environments — and, in turn, on our well-being. In this fireside chat, he’ll discuss how the political determinants of health have exacerbated … Continue reading "The political determinants of health: How policy choices impact our well-being"


May 2nd, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

Transforming women’s health in Africa: A conversation with former Ministers of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck and Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin

Virtual In Person

Gender inequity remains a huge challenge for women in Africa, driven by dynamics including poverty, power structures, and gender-based violence. These inequities show up in troubling disparities in health outcomes across the continent. In this program, two recognized global health leaders from Africa will discuss the challenges and share their solutions, drawing on their deep experiences in government.  Register for free to submit your questions.    An on-demand video will be posted after the event.  SPEAKERS Awa Marie Coll Seck, Former … Continue reading "Transforming women’s health in Africa: A conversation with former Ministers of Health Awa Marie Coll Seck and Lia Tadesse Gebremedhin"


April 30th, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

The promise and perils of AI in health care

Virtual In Person

Artificial intelligence is already improving public health through cancer screenings and postpartum care, but researchers are raising concerns about this rapidly developing technology. ChatGPT and large language models have the potential to exacerbate misinformation and perpetuate bias  — or to combat those trends. Our panel of experts will explore the future of AI and the challenges of integrating machine learning and generative AI into our health care system.  Register for free to submit your questions.    An on-demand video will be posted … Continue reading "The promise and perils of AI in health care"


April 24th, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

A reexamination of aging: Living longer, happier, and healthier

Virtual In Person

A Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forum  Thanks to advances in medicine and technology, middle-aged and younger people in many countries can anticipate living years longer than previous generations. But what do these additional years imply for personal health, finances, relationships, and sense of purpose — and for societal structures and public policy? In this panel discussion, experts will explore what it means not just to age, but to live long and well, both for individuals and for their … Continue reading "A reexamination of aging: Living longer, happier, and healthier"


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