Mumbai/Hyderabad, March 28th, 2023 — Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, ranked 5th Best Overall University by NIRF Rankings 2022, has recently signed a letter of agreement with Harvard Medical School’s Postgraduate Medical Education (HMS PGME). Under the agreement, HMS PGME will design and deliver an educational program in the field of healthcare leadership at Amrita.

Harvard Medical School’s Leadership in Health Care – India program will kick off in October 2023. The twelve-month program covers financial management, patient safety, innovation, transformational leadership, and empowering women. This cutting-edge curriculum will help participants to develop skills and knowledge that are essential for leading and managing complex health organizations in India and the world-over.

Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Ph.D, Vice Chancellor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, said, “The words, thoughts, and vision of Amma, which are founded upon universal values shape our university’s mission and vision. This leadership program brings together the best of the West and the East in a fast-growing field, so we may continue to innovate and develop great healthcare leaders of tomorrow. Amrita is fully invested in its quest to be a center for education and research excellence.”

Dr. Prem Nair, MD, Provost, Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, said, “We are delighted to make Harvard Medical School’s Leadership in Health Care – India program available to our colleagues. This creates opportunities for us to invest in Amrita’s existing leadership talent, world-class expertise, and healthcare innovation, and combine it with the knowledge of top educators and leaders.”

“Effective healthcare leadership is essential to creating a collaborative environment that helps to ensure the delivery of quality health care,” said Dr. Ajay K. Singh, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. “By making high-impact educational opportunities available to health care professionals around the world, we advance the HMS mission to nurture a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to alleviating suffering and improving health and well-being.”

Participants who have satisfactorily completed the program requirements shall receive a Certificate of Completion from Harvard Medical School. Graduates of Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education certificate programs have an excellent track record of career advancement in local and international leadership positions.