Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., M.Sc., S.M.
Vice President, Health System Quality and Efficiency
The Commonwealth Fund
Anne-Marie J. Audet, M.D., MSc., holds the position of Vice President for Health System Quality and Efficiency at The Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Audet has worked in the field of health system quality improvement for over 20 years and brings a deep understanding of the science of quality improvement, as well as an appreciation of the barriers and enablers that come into play when having to translate knowledge into real-world situations. At the national level, Dr. Audet worked in policy analysis at the American College of Physicians. At the state level, she led the implementation of the Medicare Health Care Quality Improvement Program in Massachusetts while working at the Massachusetts Peer Review Organization. Dr. Audet served as director of the Office for Clinical Effectiveness/Process Improvement at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where she was responsible for development of quality measurement systems, educational programs, and institution-wide medication safety initiatives, and an assistant professor in medicine at Harvard University. She was also co-editor of "Clinical Crossroads," a series published monthly in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Dr. Audet was appointed to the Institute of Medicine Subcommittee on Quality Improvement Organizations' Evaluation. She was a founding board member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Alliance Charitable Foundation Board and now serves as a special advisor. She is also an assistant professor of medicine and public health at Cornell University. Dr. Audet holds a B.Sc. in cell and molecular biology and an M.D. and M.Sc. in Epidemiology from McGill University and an S.M. in health policy and management from Harvard University.