Timothy G. Ferris, MD

Timothy G. Ferris, MD, MPH, is a practicing general internist and senior vice president for Population Health at Mass General and Partners HealthCare. He is also an associate professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He holds degrees from Middlebury College, Oxford University, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Former positions include vice chair of Pediatrics and medical director of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization.

Dr. Ferris has authored more than 90 publications in the areas of healthcare quality measurement, risk adjustment, population management and information technology. He was the principal investigator on a six year Medicare demonstration project which showed both reduced costs and reduced mortality among high-risk Medicare beneficiaries.

He also leads the Partners HealthCare Pioneer Accountable Care Organization. This organization is responsible for designing and implementing care delivery changes that will save money and improve a patient’s healthcare experience.