A Harvard Medical School executive education program for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)

Program Dates: April 19-21, 2023

New insights into the social determinants of health, consumer behavior, care delivery models and reimbursement strategies are offering benefits professionals a new set of tools to engage employees and providers and make benefit designs more effective.

This new executive education program, taught by Harvard Medical School faculty, will use improved consumer architecture, population health management methodologies and value-based purchasing strategies to help employers and other group health plan purchasers make better benefit design and purchasing designs.

Register for the program on the IFEBP Website

  • Program Structure

    Limited seats are being offered at this program to foster discussion and allow for optimal access to Harvard Medical School faculty and researchers. Sessions will utilize small group discussion, case study review and faculty-led lecture.

  • Program Topic Areas


    • Health Policy and the Evolution of Health Care Reimbursement
    • Pricing and Reimbursement of Drugs and Devices
    • Developing and Implementing High-Value Provider Networks
    • Managing Health Benefits Purchasing
    • Leveraging Behavioral Science to Understand and Engage Healthcare Consumers
    • Mental Health in the Workplace
    • Evaluating Workplace Wellness Strategies
    • Population Health and the Social Determinants of Health
    • Evaluating Provider Price and Quality
    • Evaluating Clinical Programs

    Innovation Spotlights

    Topics presented by industry experts carefully selected by Harvard Medical School faculty to showcase their cutting-edge practices. Topics in 2018 included:

    • Reinventing Primary Care
    • Digital Tools for Patient Engagement and Disease Management
    • Helping Employees/Members Navigate the Health System
    • Oncology Care
  • Who Should Attend?

    This program is structured to fit the educational needs of senior-level group health benefit decision makers.

  • More Information

    For more information regarding this program, please contact Tiffany Ulbing, CEBS at (262) 373-7652 or tiffanyu@ifebp.org

Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy and Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Internal Medicine Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital