Anupam B. Jena

Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School; Physician, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Anupam Jena

Anupam B. Jena

Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School; Physician, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Biography

As an economist and a physician, Dr. Jena focuses his research on health economics and policy, including the economics of physician behavior and the physician workforce, health care productivity, medical malpractice, and the economics of medical innovation. Dr. Jena received his M.D. and Ph.D. in economics from The University of Chicago. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2007, he was awarded the Eugene Garfield Award by Research America for his work demonstrating the economic value of medical innovation in HIV/AIDS. In 2013, he was the first social scientist to win the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award to fund research on the physician determinants of health care spending, quality, and patient outcomes. In 2015, he was awarded the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) New Investigator Award. From 2014-15, Dr. Jena served as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Diagnostic Errors in Health Care. Dr. Jena’s research has been frequently featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and NPR.

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