MGH is one of 50 sites in an international study testing an antiviral drug to potentially treat COVID-19 patients.
Peter L. Slavin, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital holds rank among the most accomplished and innovative medical institutions in the world. Each year the hospital is widely recognized for its patient care, education, research and community health activities.
President, Mass General
Peter L. Slavin, MD, has been the president of Massachusetts General Hospital since 2003. From 1999–2002, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, which included more than 1,700 physicians and employed nearly 1,000 of them.
From 1997–1999, Dr. Slavin served as president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Before that, he did his training in internal medicine at Mass General from 1984–1987 and was senior vice president and chief medical officer from 1994–1997.
Dr. Slavin graduated from Harvard College in 1979, Harvard Medical School in 1984 and Harvard Business School in 1990.
Dr. Slavin teaches internal medicine and health care management at Harvard Medical School, where he is a professor of health care policy. He lectures widely on topics including quality and utilization management, the economics of teaching hospitals and the state of physician practices.
Dr. Slavin on COVID-19
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Slavin has made several appearances in the media to discuss the safety measures being taken at Mass General, resources for those workers on the frontlines, the hospital’s use of data and more. For a selection of his most recent media appearances, please see below:
- Mass General President on Safety Measures Being Taken - MSNBC/Morning Joe on March 27, 2020
- Mass General Hospital President on Using Data to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic – CNBC on March 24, 2020
- Mass General President: ‘We have seen a dramatic increase in testing’ – Today Show on March 20, 2020
- A Look Inside Coronavirus Preparations at a Major U.S. Hospital – Washington Post on March 9, 2020
- Press Release
- Apr | 1 | 2020
New COVID-19 symptom research app recruiting millions of Americans, including health care professionals, cancer patients and survivors, to beat the disease
A COVID-19 symptom research app is helping to track the onset and progression of symptoms of millions across the nation. The research is being led by Andrew T. Chan, MD, MPH at Massachusetts General Hospital.
- Mar | 31 | 2020
A new COVID-19 symptom research app is recruiting millions of Americans, including healthcare professionals, cancer patients and survivors, to beat the disease.
- Mar | 30 | 2020
Pharmacists from Gordon Center for Medical Imaging deliver first batch of sanitizer to Mass General’s Environmental Services Department.
- Mar | 13 | 2020
A perspective from Paul Biddinger, M.D., MGH Endowed Chair in Emergency Preparedness and Director of the MGH Center for Disaster Medicine; and Eric Rosengren, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.