About Elizabeth Mort, MD

Dr. Mort is a primary care physician with interests in women's health, prevention and disease management. She currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Quality and Safety and Chief Quality Officer at Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization.  She is nationally recognized for her work in quality measurement and improvement.  Dr. Mort completed her residency in primary care at MGH in 1986, a fellowship in Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School in 1991, and a Masters in Public Health at the University of Michigan in 1982.  Dr.  Mort is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Medicine and Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School.

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Women's Health Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-6700
Phone: 617-726-5215
Fax: 617-724-6725

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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


  • Mort E, Demehin A, Marple K, McCullough K, Meyer G. Setting Quality and Safety priorities in a target risk environment.  Academic Medicine, 2013 August, 88(8) 1099-1104.

    McCabe, JM, Kennedy, KF, Eisenhauer, AC, Waldman, HW, Mort, EA, Pomeraztsev, E, Resnic, FS, Yeh, RW.  Reporting trends and outcomes in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction national hospital quality assessment programs. Circulation. 2014:129-194-202.

    Rigotti N, Bitton A, Kelley JK, Hoeppner BB, Levy DE, Mort E.  Offering population based tobacco treatment in a healthcare setting.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 Nov;41(5)498-503.

    Donelan K, Rogers RS, Eisenhauer A, Mort E, Agnihotri AK. Consumer comprehension of surgeon performance data for cardiac surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2011: May;91(4):1400-5;discussion 1405-6

    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.