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Contact Information:
Melissa Manolis
- Administrative Manager
HMS Fellowship in Patient Safety & Quality
Harvard Medical School
Anjala V. Tess, M.D.
Program Co-Director and Primary Investigator:
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 coordinated and supported QI training for all 650 trainees at the medical center. She leads 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 site director at BIDMC for two years. From 2014-2018 she served as Program Director for the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality, where she redesigned the program and curriculum and served as key advisor for fellows. She currently works with CRICO and with the Fellowship Program Director to guide the overall program. She is currently the Program Director for the HMS Master’s Program in Healthcare Quality and Safety.

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