Christian Dankers
Christian Dankers, MD, MBA
Associate Medical Director for Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Christian Dankers grew up in Monroe, WA and attended college at Williams College where he studied Philosophy and played soccer. After college, he worked for three years at the Advisory Board Company in Washington D.C., which provides business strategy research and consulting services for hospitals. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained his M.D. and M.B.A. He completed internal medicine residency at The Massachusetts General Hospital and remained at the MGH for three years following residency, splitting his time between clinical work as a hospitalist and quality and safety work as a member of the Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety. In 2013, Dr. Dankers joined the Department of Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as the Associate Medical Director for Quality and Safety. He continues to practice as a hospitalist and is particularly interested in Hospital Acquired Condition reduction and in strengthening safety culture through the application of Just Culture principles.