The Medical Practice Evaluation Center is an interdivisional center dedicated to improving clinical outcomes, increasing value in health policy, and informing global public health through innovative research, collaboration and education.


Recent News

Dr. Anne Neilan discusses the clinical benefit and cost-effectiveness of quarterly HIV testing for high-risk young men who have sex with men in the U.S.

Image courtesy of Neilan AM et al. (2020). Cost-effectiveness of frequent HIV screening among high-risk young men who have sex with men in the United States. Clinical Infectious Diseases, ciaa1061. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1061.

Using Models to Project CKRT Shortages During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Yuvaram Reddy and colleagues report findings from models that project shortages in continuous kidney replacement therapy (CKRT) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Image courtesy of Reddy YN et al. (2020). Estimating shortages in capacity to deliver continuous kidney replacement therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.07.005.

Dr. Ingrid Bassett discusses a new initiative to provide women in South Africa with contraception and PrEP services in hair salons.

MGH Research Scholar is a Determined Policy Advocate

Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease discusses her congressional testimony, public health advocacy and the challenges of infectious diseases.

The CEPAC model is a computer-based, state-transition, Monte Carlo simulation model of the progression and outcomes of HIV disease.

Recent publications from the faculty at the Medical Practice Evaluation Center.