Tom Sequist, M.D., Chief Patient Experience and Equity Officer

Tom Sequist

Tom Sequist, M.D., M.P.H. is the Chief Patient Experience and Equity Officer at Mass General Brigham. He leads system-wide strategies for improving patient experience, quality, safety, equity, and community health. He is a practicing general internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is a Professor of Medicine and Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sequist’s research interests focus on quality measurement and improvement, health care equity, patient and provider education, and the innovative use of health information technology.

Dr. Sequist is a member of the Taos Pueblo tribe in New Mexico and he has conducted influential health policy research to advance our understanding of health care for Native American communities. He serves as the Director of the Four Directions Summer Research Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Medical Director of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Physician Outreach Program with the Indian Health Service.

Dr. Sequist graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He received his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical School and his M.P.H. degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.

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