Anupam B. Jena

Joseph P. Newhouse Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Anupam B. Jena


Ph.D., economics, and M.D., The University of Chicago

Summary of Experience

Professor Jena is a health economist, practicing internal medicine physician, and professor of health care policy. His work involves several areas of health economics and policy, including the economics of medical innovation, the economics of physician behavior and the physician workforce, medical malpractice, and the economics of health care productivity. Professor Jena has been retained as an expert in several pharmaceutical and health care industry matters.

A prolific author, Professor Jena is the coauthor of the book Random Acts of Medicine, and he has contributed to more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and articles intended to increase patient understanding, published in outlets including The New England Journal of Medicine and The New York Times. He is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and serves on Harvard Medical School’s Standing Committee on Health Policy. Professor Jena is a recipient of the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award to fund research on the physician determinants of health care spending, quality, and patient outcomes, and a recipient of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) New Investigator Award. In 2018, he was listed among 100 great leaders in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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