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Elizabeth A. Mort, MD

Associate Chief Medical Officer, MGH

Vice President Quality and Safety, MGH/MGPO

  • Phone: 617-724-6700
Departments
Primary Care
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
General internal medicine
Primary Care Medicine
Women's health care
Prevention
Chronic disease management
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
No

BiographyDr. Mort is a primary care physician with clinical interests in women's heath, prevention, and chronic disease management. Dr. Mort completed her residency in primary care internal medicine at MGH in 1986 followed by two years at the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School where she completed a research fellowship in health care policy. She also completed a Masters in Public Health at the University of Michigan in 1982, which focused on Health Planning and Administration and Population Planning. Dr. Mort currently holds several administrative positions including Vice President of Quality and Safety at the MGH and MGPO, and Associate Chief Medical Officer at MGH.

ResearchDr. Mort's research has focused on clinical decision making and quality improvement strategies.

Publications

Mort EA. Patient-centered Decision-making: empowering women to make informed choices Experiences in the United States. Womens Health Issues; Vol.11 Number 4, July-Aug 2001:321-25

Eisenhauer, A, Mort, EA. Guidelines for Therapy of ST Segment Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction. Critical Pathways Cardiology. 2008 Mar; 7(1):11-20.

Mort EA, Clinical decision-making in the face of scientific uncertainty: hormone replacement therapy as an example. The Journal of Family Practice 1996; 42:147-151.

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RECENT HEALTH CARE REFORM efforts have brought a shift to more value-based, patient-centered care. As a result, patient-reported outcomes are an increasingly relevant way to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of health care.

Introducing MGH’s first dedicated physician advisor

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Breaking barriers to hear all voices

The MGH Disparities Committee explores trends in patient satisfaction connected to racial, ethnic and linguistic disparities in health care.

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