About Us

The Patient Education Center provides multimedia access to reliable and relevant health information at and beyond the point of care. Featuring health content, condition-specific brochures and videos, the Patient Education Center is developed exclusively by Harvard Health Publications, the media and publishing division of the Harvard Medical School of Harvard University, and distributed by Health Media Network.

The information provided by the Patient Education Center is not intended to provide, nor to substitute for, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Only a physician or other qualified healthcare professional can provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always consult your physician on all matters of your personal health.

  • About PEC

    The Patient Education Center provides multimedia access to reliable and relevant medical information at and beyond the point of care. Our content is developed exclusively by Harvard Health Publications, the media and publishing division of the Harvard Medical School of Harvard University, and distributed by Health Media Network.