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Christopher Baugh, MD, MBA
Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Department of Emergency Medicine | Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Baugh recently completed a 5-year term as the Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Baugh trained in Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s & Massachusetts General Hospitals’ combined residency program, focusing his career in Observation Medicine and accelerated diagnostic pathways during this time. He became medical director of the ED observation unit in 2009, launched a second one in 2014, and opened and directed the Brigham’s urgent care center in Foxborough, MA, between 2011 and 2015. From 2015 through 2018, he served as the Medical Director of the Department of Emergency Medicine. He has published on the clinical and administrative aspects of observation care in the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, Annals of Emergency Medicine, and Academic Emergency Medicine. He previously served as Chair of the Observation Medicine Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Baugh’s Harvard Catalyst Profile

1999 BA
Phi Beta Kappa
Biology, Economics Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
2005 MD
Alpha Omega Alpha
Medicine University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
2005 MBA Healthcare Management Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2010 Certificate Partners Clinical Process
Improvement Program
Partners HealthCare System
Boston, MA
2015 Certificate Harvard Leadership Development for
Physicians and Scientists
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
2017 Certificate Chair Development Program Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM)
Chicago, IL
2005-2009 Emergency Medicine Harvard-Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
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