Facts & Figures


Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH

Year established

1988 as the Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences. Housed within the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Reorganized as an independent entity, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, in 2007


John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH (Current title: Peggy Y. Thomson Professor Emeritus in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences; Founder and Director Emeritus of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice.)


Dartmouth College

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Veterans Administration Medical Center


Executive Council of 11 members, comprising Center leaders, faculty colleagues and executive staff. Reports to the Vice President for Health Affairs, Dartmouth College and is guided by an Advisory Council made up of the leadership of College, Medical School and Medical Center.

Degree programs

Master of Science

Master of Public Health

Doctor of Philosophy


Contact Information

The Dartmouth Institute
Level 5, WTRB
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03756
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