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Contact Information:
Grace Bommarito
- Administrative Manager
HMS Fellowship in Patient Safety & Quality
Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital
Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety
55 Fruit Street, Bulfinch 2
Boston, MA 02114

Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care. Throughout the decades, the hospital has had a consistent commitment to advancing that care through pioneering research and educating future health care professionals. The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General continues its tradition of excellence today. The hospital is consistently ranked among the top five hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Center for Quality and Safety serves as an institution-wide resource to further the MGH’s aspiration of national leadership in quality and safety. Please visit our Quality and Safety website at: http://qualityandsafety.massgeneral.org/

Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH
Site Director:
Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President, Quality and Safety
Chief Quality Officer, MGH/MGPO
Senior Medical Director, Partners HealthCare,Inc.
Tel (617) 726-5215
Fax (617) 726-4304

Dr. Mort is a practicing general internist with more than a decade of experience in clinical performance management and operational improvement activities in an Academic Medical Center and Integrated Delivery System setting. She has extensive experience in health care quality measurement, quality and safety improvement, managed care medical management strategies, pay for performance contracting and hospital operations. In her current roles at Partners HealthCare (PHS), she leads the condition specific care redesign effort, plays a lead role in contracting quality incentives, and is leading the transparency work. At MGH she leads high stakes quality and safety measurement an improvement work across a broad range of initiatives.

Dr. Mort was on the AHA panel on Healthcare Acquired Conditions in 2011. She co-chairs the Mass Medical Society’s committee on the quality of medical practice. Dr. Mort has been a member of the NCQA’s Women’s Health Measurement Advisory Panel. She was a member of the National Quality Forums Technical Advisory Panel for the development of hypertension measures. She has served as a member of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Composite Measures Workgroup inpatient quality indicator sub-workgroup. She has served on the NQF Steering Committee for Additional Priorities for Acute Hospital Quality Measures.

Dr. Mort completed her residency in primary care internal medicine at MGH in 1986 followed by two fellowship years at the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. She also completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Michigan in 1982, which focused on Health Planning and Administration and Population Planning.

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