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Dennis Arthur Ausiello, MD

Director, Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH)

Physician-in-Chief, Emeritus

Jackson Distinguished Professor of Medicine at HMS

Dennis A. Ausiello, MD is a nationally recognized leader in academic medicine and Chief Emeritus of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • Phone: 617-726-5660
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Hypertension management
Renal Disease
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
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Dennis A. Ausiello, MD is the Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director, Emeritus of the MD/PhD Program at Harvard Medical School; he is also Chair of Medicine, Emeritus and Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Ausiello has made substantial contributions to the knowledge of epithelial biology in the areas of membrane protein trafficking, ion channel regulation and signal transduction.  He has published numerous articles, book chapters and textbooks and served as an editor of Cecil's Textbook of Medicine.

SAC meeting to honor past scientific leadership, address current challenges

ALL MGHERS are invited to attend the 2011 meeting of the MGH Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), which will commemorate the hospital’s bicentennial with a look back at significant research accomplishments of MGH investigators and examine challenges facing today’s research community.

SAC meeting

The 64th meeting of the MGH Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) on April 14 celebrated key accomplishments of MGH investigators, past and present, and examined strategies for meeting the challenges currently facing the academic biomedical research community.

Department of Medicine hosts inaugural distinguished alumni lecture

When P. Roy Vagelos, MD, started his MGH medical residency as part of the class of 1954, he planned for a lifelong career focused on practicing medicine. However, while the residency dramatically strengthened his commitment to improving health care, it also led him down an unexpected professional path.

Scholar program established

At age 81, Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, is one of the hospital’s most veteran and most beloved physicians. To honor the legendary MGH cardiologist, the Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, Endowed Distinguished Scholar in Medicine has been established through the generosity of donor Joan Fu and several others.

Armstrong to lead Department of Medicine

Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, a world-renowned investigator in the areas of medical decision-making, quality of care and cancer prevention and outcomes, has been selected as the MGH’s next physician-in-chief of the MGH Department of Medicine.

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