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Contact Information:
Melissa Manolis
- Administrative Manager
HMS Fellowship in Patient Safety & Quality
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's HospitalBrigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area within walking distance to the Harvard Medical School, the Harvard School of Public Health, and public transportation.

BWH is dedicated to serving the needs of our local and global community; providing the highest quality health care to patients and their families; expanding the boundaries of medicine through research; and educating the next generation of health care professionals. A national leader in quality improvement and safety initiatives, BWH has earned prestigious local and national recognitions. Please visit our Quality and Safety website at: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/about_bwh/quality/default.aspx

Allen B. Kachalia, MD
Site Director:
Allen B. Kachalia, MD, JD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, Dept of Health Policy & Management, HSPH
Chief Quality Officer and Vice President for Quality and Safety, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Tel (617) 732-8937
Fax (617) 738-6732

Allen Kachalia, MD, JD, is the Chief Quality Officer for Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In this role, he oversees the institution’s inpatient and ambulatory quality and safety initiatives. Dr. Kachalia is a general internist and practices as an academic hospitalist on the hospital wards with medical students and residents. Dr. Kachalia also teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health on legal issues in clinical medicine. His research focuses on how the law affects medical care, particularly how liability system reform and the disclosure of medical error relate to the quality and safety of health care.

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