About NaRCAD


The National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (NaRCAD) is an initiative supported by an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality  grant housed in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Our goal is to promote the use of evidence-based medicine by supporting […]

Our Mission


To promote the use of evidence based medicine and improve patient health outcomes by supporting the  establishment and growth of academic detailing programs. -provide training and support to health care organizations to establish effective academic detailing programs. -work with partner organizations to develop academic detailing program templates which can be adopted by others -sustain a network of programs sharing best […]

Our Services


Needs Assessment: We work with each program to perform a needs assessment to identify resources required to implement an academic detailing program.  We also work with available data to determine areas of greatest potential clinical practice improvement (Learn more) Program Planning and Implementation Support: NaRCAD provides advice and identifies options for the mechanics of program […]