Division of General Internal Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Ponce, Not Applicable
Dr. Alexander Green is Associate Professor of Medicine and previous Theme Director for Health Equity at Harvard Medical School, Senior Researcher in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a practicing physician at the Family Health Center of Worcester. He received his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of California, San Diego, and completed residency in internal medicine at New York Hospital—Cornell Medical Center, where he later served as Associate Director of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program. He was a National Health Services Corps fellow in Queens, New York, and completed a research fellowship and Master’s degree in Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health. He served as Associate Director of the Disparities Solutions Center at MGH for 10 years and Arnold P. Gold Associate Professor for Compassionate Care at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Green has served on numerous expert panels, working groups and advisory boards on culturally competent care and health care disparities. His work has been funded by the federal government, local and national foundations, and private donation, and he has authored over 100 articles, chapters, reports, and educational publications. He led a Macy Foundation initiative to design, pilot and disseminate a comprehensive curriculum for medical students and practicing physicians on improving care for patients with limited English proficiency. Dr. Green’s research and programmatic interests focus on culturally competent approaches to quality improvement, language and patient safety, and cultural competence education for health professionals, and physician wellness.
Saturday, October 26
1:10 PM – 1:40 PM