Anjala Tess, MD
Dr. Anjala V. Tess is associate professor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and serves as the founding Program Director for Harvard Medical School master’s in healthcare quality and Safety (MHQS) Program. She has twenty years of experience in teaching quality and safety at every level – students, residents, fellows, faculty, and graduate students. Nationally she cofounded SHM’s Quality and Safety Educators Academy (QSEA) and serves as core faculty for the Accreditation Council in Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Pursuing Excellence in Patient Safety Initiative. She serves as Primary Investigator and co-director for the Harvard Medical School Patient Safety and Quality Fellowship training grant from CRICO & the Risk Management Foundation. Dr. Tess maintains a clinical practice as an academic hospitalist and is the Associate Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. She has trained many current leaders in quality and safety across the globe.