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Kedar S. Mate, MD

President/CEO

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Kedar Mate is president/CEO at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, president of the Lucian Leape Institute and a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Mate’s scholarly work has focused on health system design, healthcare quality, strategies for achieving large-scale change and approaches to improving value.

Previously, Dr. Mate worked at Partners In Health, the World Health Organization, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also has served as IHI’s chief innovation and education officer. Dr. Mate has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and white papers. He has received multiple honors, including serving as a Soros fellow, Fulbright specialist, Zetema panelist and an Aspen Institute health innovators fellow. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in American history and from Harvard Medical School with a medical degree. You can follow him on Twitter at @KedarMate.

Sessions

Leadership Insights: Health Equity as a Safety Imperative

Presented by Kedar S. Mate, MD, Ronald Wyatt, MD at 10:00 AM on Monday, March 28th.

While the healthcare field has made significant strides in improving quality and moving toward zero patient harm, disparities in access to and quality of care remain prevalent and have only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As health systems work to eliminate variations in care quality, strategies for improving health equity across patient populations and…