John W. Hare received his MD from Indiana University. He was an Intern at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, a Junior Resident at New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston, and a Senior Resident and Research Fellow in Metabolism at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.
Dr. Hare was a Senior Physician and clinician at the Joslin Diabetes Center from 1974-2007 and often participated in Joslin Professional Education programs. As Director of a national network of Joslin-branded, hospital-based diabetes centers, he reviewed and evaluated medical and educational standards, and physician and educator productivity. He has supervised the Joslin Clinic fellowship program and attended in both medicine and endocrinology at New England Deaconess Hospital. He was an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School where he taught medical students and still serves on their Committee on Admissions.
Dr. Hare has participated in clinical studies, and published numerous papers and reviews. He edited two textbooks, Signs & Symptoms in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders and Diabetes Complicating Pregnancy: The Joslin Clinic Method, and has contributed chapters to other books. He has been active in American, European and International diabetes societies. He has helped design Harvard medical education programs abroad, and has lectured in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. After retiring from Joslin, he was a Senior Consultant in Diabetes for Partners Harvard Medical International. He now teaches students at the Boston University School of Medicine.