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Contact Information:
Grace Bommarito
- Administrative Manager
HMS Fellowship in Patient Safety & Quality
Harvard Medical School
Anjala V. Tess, M.D.
Program Director:
Anjala V. Tess, M.D.
Associate Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Anjala V. Tess is an Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Director of QI and Safety for GME at BIDMC, and an Associate Professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She developed and directs the Department of Medicine quality and safety curriculum that has now trained over 500 residents. At BIDMC she coordinates and supports QI training for all 650 trainees at the medical center. She has led national faculty workshops in both curriculum development and patient safety education and is currently co-director of SHM’s Quality and Safety Educators Academy (QSEA). Dr. Tess joined the fellowship faculty in 2012 and served as associate state director at BIDMC for two years. As Program Director for the Harvard Medical School Fellowship In Patient Safety and Quality, she oversees and advises both classes of fellows. She works with CRICO and with leaders at each of the fellowship sites to guide the overall program.

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