Ravi I. Thadhani

Ravi I. Thadhani, M.D., MPH, was appointed Chief Academic Officer at Mass General Brigham in November 2019. He is also a Professor of Medicine and Academic Dean at Harvard Medicine School. Previously, he served as Vice Dean of Research and Graduate Research Education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles (2017-2019), Associate Director of Research at Mass General Brigham (2012-2017), Chief of Nephrology at Massachusetts General Hospital (2013-2017). At Mass General Brigham, he served as the Associate Director of Research from 2012-2017 and Executive Director of the Clinical Trials Office (2015-2017).

In his role as CAO, Dr. Thadhani oversees a $1.8B research enterprise, graduate medical education and continuing professional development for Mass General Brigham. He also serves as HMS Faculty Dean for Academic Programs at Mass General Brigham, chairing the Mass General Brigham’s Committee on Senior Appointments and serving on the Council of Academic Deans. As a member of the CEO’s executive leadership team, Dr. Thadhani will also work together with senior leadership across the system on a number of system strategic initiatives.

Dr. Thadhani received a bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame, a medical degree from University of Pennsylvania and master’s in public health in Epidemiology degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.