D. Clay Ackerly, M.D., M.Sc.

Project: "Skilled Nursing Facility Network Development for High-Risk Patients"
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

D. Clay Ackerly, M.D., M.Sc. is a primary care physician with a special interest in the needs of older adults. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Health Policy and earned his medical degree in 2009 as a Nanaline Duke Scholar at the Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina. He also holds a Masters degree in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics.

Dr. Ackerly completed his Internal Medicine training at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and, in addition to his clinical work, he is a Management and Policy Fellow at MGH and the Mass General Physicians Organization (MGPO).

Prior to pursuing his medical training, Dr. Ackerly served in the Federal Government, including at CMS, the FDA and the White House, to advance multiple healthcare quality improvement efforts.

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