Ashish K. Jha

Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H. is the Director for the Harvard Global Health Institute, the K.T. Li Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a practicing Internal Medicine physician at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

Dr. Jha received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and trained in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco where he also served as Chief Medical Resident.  He completed his General Medicine fellowship from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and received his M.P.H. from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Jha’s major research interests lie in improving the quality and costs of healthcare delivery systems with a specific focus on the impact of policy efforts.  His work has focused on a broad set of issues including how best to measure and improve quality, the role of information technology, transparency, and financial incentives to improve care, and how leadership and management are central to the delivery of high value healthcare.