Elizabeth Mort, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President of Quality and Safety and Chief Quality Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization

Dr. Elizabeth Mort is a practicing general internist Senior Vice President of Quality and Safety, Chief Quality Officer at the MGH and the MGPO. Dr Mort has extensive experience in health care quality measurement, quality and safety improvement, managed care medical management strategies, pay for performance contracting and hospital operations.  At MGH she oversees the Lawrence Center for Quality & Safety and is responsible for high stakes quality and safety measurement and improvement work across a broad range of initiatives. 

Dr. Mort is nationally recognized as an expert in Quality and Safety and has conducted research, participated in many regional, state and national committees, and presented at national venues.  She was on the AHA panel on Healthcare Acquired Conditions.  She co-chaired the Mass Medical Society’s committee on the quality of medical practice.  She has served on the NQF Steering Committee for Additional Priorities for Acute Hospital Quality Measures.  Dr. Mort also served on the NQF Expert Panel for Patient Reported Outcome measures, was co-chair of the NQF Expert panel on Measuring Affordability from the Patient’s Perspective, and a member of the NQF Person and Family Centered Care Steering Committee.  She serves on the CMS Hospital Quality Stars Leadership Work Group.

Dr. Mort has been listed in Becker’s Hospital Review - 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety annually since 2013.

Dr. Mort completed her residency in primary care internal medicine at MGH followed by a two-fellowship at the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School.  She also completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Michigan which focused on Health Planning and Administration as well as Population Planning.  Dr Mort is currently an assistant professor in both the Department of Medicine and Health Care Policy at HMS.