Mark A. Kelley, M.D., a physician executive and educator, is on staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital and has joined HBS as a visiting scholar. He recently served as an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University. After his undergraduate and medical education at Harvard, Dr. Kelley trained in internal medicine, and pulmonary-critical care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. As professor of medicine at Penn, he served in a variety of leadership roles including Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, when he led physician and hospital network development of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Thereafter, Dr. Kelley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for the Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation’s leading integrated delivery systems. He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's largest academic group practices and was responsible for quality, research and educational programs across the System.
During Dr. Kelley’s twelve years as its chief physician, the Health System received the following recognitions for health care quality: the Codman Award from the Joint Commission, the John Eisenberg Award from the National Quality Forum, and the Baldrige Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Dr. Kelley is a published authority in medical education and physician workforce and has won numerous teaching awards. He has served as chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and its Foundation. He has been a director of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; the American Board of Medical Specialties; and the American Medical Group Association (AMGA). He has also served on the HHS Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME). He is currently a commissioner for the Joint Commission, which accredits hospitals and other health care organizations.
Dr. Kelley is a Master of the American College of Physicians, that society's highest recognition.
His current interests include health care quality, physician leadership development and medical economics.