Gregg S. Meyer, MD, MSc, is the Chief Clinical Officer of the Partners Healthcare System in Boston, Massachusetts, responsible for overall direction, operations, and management of system aspects of healthcare delivery throughout the Partners Healthcare delivery system.
Before returning to the Partners system Dr Meyer served as the Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice-President for Population Health at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Paul B. Batalden Professor and Chair at the Geisel School of Medicine. Prior to coming to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Meyer served as Senior Vice President for the Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) and the Medical Director of the MGPO.
Dr. Meyer was previously the Director of the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). He has served on numerous key committees related to quality and safety including the Joint Commission’s Board of Commissioners, National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Committee on Performance Measurement, the World Health Organization’s Scientific Peer Review Group on Health Systems Performance Assessment, Institute of Medicine panels, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Payment Reform Advisory Committee, the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Board of Directors, and NASA’s Medical Policy Board.
Before his tenure at AHRQ, Dr. Meyer was an Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) where he served as Division Director for General Medicine, coordinated the design and analysis of the Department of Defense's National Quality Management Project, and developed curricula for senior military medical leaders in quality improvement. While at USUHS Dr. Meyer was an active duty Medical Corps officer and Colonel in the United States Air Force.
Dr. Meyer is a Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude graduate of Union College and magna cum laude graduate of Albany Medical College. He earned a Masters degree at Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar. In addition, he holds a masters degree from the Department of Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Meyer also served as a fellow in the U. S. Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee’s health office. He has authored over 100 articles, editorials, chapters and monographs and is board certified in Internal Medicine.
See Gregg moderate the Population Health - Perspectives from the Front Lines Panel, Thursday, October 20, 9:00 am - Beacon Hill Room