Matthew Hutter, MD, MPH, medical director of the Codman Center

About Us

The Codman Center leads surgical outcomes research and quality and safety initiatives for the Department of Surgery, and works to ensure that surgical care nationally is safe, equitable, effective and patient-centered.

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  • Quality & Safety Initiatives

    The Codman Center at Mass General leads quality improvement and safety initiatives in a dynamic health care environment.

Educational Opportunities

The Codman Center provides research and educational opportunities for fellows and residents interested in improving quality and safety in the Department of Surgery at Mass General.


Participation in National Surgical Quality Registries

The Codman Center is a leader in defining quality metrics at the national level, helping to create national registries to improve quality of care for patients and informing national health care policy development.

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Codman Center for Clinical
Effectiveness in Surgery

Charles River Plaza

165 Cambridge St, Suite 403Boston, MA 02114
  •  Near Public Transit
  •  Handicapped Accessible


  • Mass General Named Among Top Hospitals

    Massachusetts General Hospital has been consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report and is ranked across all 16 specialties.

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  • Annual Bowditch Prize Honorees

    Three innovative teams were honored with the Nathaniel Bowditch Prize, which recognized their significant contributions to enhance the delivery of quality patient care while also reducing the cost of that care.


Support the Codman Center

  • When you make a gift to the Codman Center for Clinical Effectiveness in Surgery, you are helping to support and encourage surgical outcomes research, and to assist surgeons in making informed decisions about the quality of care delivered.

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