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Ryan Wesley Thompson, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-3456
Departments
Primary Care
Department of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Medically complex inpatients (Complex Care Service)
General internal medicine
Health care delivery innovation
Quality of care / quality improvement
Metabolic syndrome
Celiac disease
Obesity
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Not Accepting New Patients

Biography

    1) Attending physician, MGH Internal Medicine Associates, Complex Care Service (inpatient), and Bigelow teaching service.  
    2) Director of Quality Improvement, Department of Medicine - responsible for quality improvement strategies, initiatives, and training activities; population health management; and care transitions.  
    3) Assistant Medical Director, MGPO - responsible for several programs related to improving transitions and continuity of care. 
    4) Chair, MGH/MGPO Readmissions Care Redesign - responsible for hospital-wide efforts to improve care transitions and reduce avoidable readmissions.
    5) Faculty Advisor, Resident Quality & Safety Committee, Department of Medicine
    6) Course Director, Health Policy Certificate Course, Partners HealthCare Graduate Medical Education

ResearchResearch interests:
1) health care delivery innovations to improve quality, lower costs of care; 
2) innovations to improve continuity of care for patients across the health care continuum;
3) strategies to reduce avoidable admissions and readmissions to the hospital;
4) designing and evaluating programs to improve the education of residents and medical students in health policy and quality improvement.

Internal Medicine Associates Team 1
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-726-3456
Fax: 617-724-9666