Boston.com speaks to Dr. Evan Benjamin about the Vaccine Confidence Toolkit
Dr. Benjamin provides oversight, guidance, and support to Ariadne Labs research faculty, ensuring that Ariadne’s findings are supported by rigorous evidence and result in clinically meaningful change. Evan mentors faculty and research scientists and works with individuals to enhance faculty research. In addition, Dr. Benjamin works in close collaboration with Ariadne’s founder, Dr. Atul Gawande, to develop and expand Ariadne’s strategic partnerships, and to raise the Ariadne Labs profile as a global leader in health systems innovation.
He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School with a secondary appointment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is also an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Tufts University.
Prior to becoming CMO at Ariadne Labs, Dr. Benjamin was Senior Vice President for Population Health and Quality, Baystate Health, where he oversaw clinical quality, patient safety, population health, infection control, a 100 physician primary care practice, and Information Technology for the 5 hospital system. He was responsible for bringing reliability and efficiency to the health system using modern tools of improvement science.
He currently serves as a board member for the UMass Memorial Health Care System.
Areas of expertise:
Community mitigation, including social distancing
Pandemic global response
Personal Protective Equipment
Seniors and vulnerable populations
Dr. Benjamin in the News
Dr. Benjamin's Perspectives & Resources
Ariadne Labs and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement on how the pandemic has presented opportunities to transform the relationship between health care and society.