Jason Wasfy, MD, MPhil
Department of Medicine, MGH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Jason H. Wasfy MD MPhil is director of outcomes research at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Division and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School. He broadly uses quasi-experimental statistical approaches as well as qualitative methods to understand comparative effectiveness of treatment strategies and the effects of health policies and novel forms of care delivery on clinical outcomes. He also seeks to better describe and improve the quality of cardiology care. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed publications in academic journals, and he has mentored over 20 junior investigators. He currently serves on the Lancet Commission on Atherosclerotic Heart Disease and he is currently chair of the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Affairs Council (CEPAC), the nation’s leading health technology assessment organization.
In addition, Dr. Wasfy has served in progressive leadership positions over 11 years in the Mass General Physicians Organization, including prior roles chairing governance committees in medical policy, external affairs, and credentialing as well as leading key organizational roles including population health management, the faculty quality incentive program, and the physician survey.
As a clinical cardiologist, Dr. Wasfy practices outpatient general cardiology as well as serves 8 weeks per year on several inpatient cardiology services including the cardiac intensive care unit. Dr. Wasfy completed fellowships in cardiology and health policy and management at the MGH, where he was the Roman DeSanctis clinical scholar in cardiology in 2011 and served as chief fellow in cardiology. He received his undergraduate degree from MIT, his MPhil from Oxford University where he studied as a Marshall Scholar, and his SM and MD degrees from Harvard.