Associate Medical Director for Planning and Implementation at Mass General Brigham(PHS)

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Description:

About Us

As a not-for-profit organization, Mass General Brigham is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General Brigham supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care, and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

We're focused on a people-first culture for our system's patients and our professional family. That's why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Mass General Brigham is committed to aligning our employees' personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal development-and we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Mass General Brigham values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

The Population Health Management (PHM) department at MGB is driven to deliver better value for patients across MGB. To achieve our goals, we leverage financial and clinical data to examine opportunities, design and deliver innovative care models, and leverage problem solving, teamwork, and leadership skills to drive ongoing improvements.

Reporting to the Senior Medical Director for Planning and Implementation, the Associate Medical Director for Planning and Implementation support strategy projects across PHM and MGB with a wide range of constituents.

The Associate Medical Director will lead and support projects to optimize PHM and identify and plan new initiatives to improve value-based care. This role supports senior leaders' decision-making and assists with shaping the strategy of PHM. The Associate Medical Director also will provide guidance and oversight to multiple employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop Strategy for Value-Based Care

  • Provide direction to employees who perform background research, analytics, and business planning around new strategies, business opportunities, and partnerships, including regional and national opportunities.

  • Review market research and competitive intelligence to help understand clinical management opportunities.

  • Provide insight to inform financial, operational, and human capital analysis around new strategies, clinical businesses, and opportunities, and partnerships, and work with others to form the analysis into actionable clinical program recommendations and plans.

  • At times lead, and other times support, a business owner to lead, set up, launch and manage a new business, including but not limited to building governance, organizational design, program management, and financial structure.

  • Support due diligence on potential partnerships.

Frame and Develop Clinical Analytics and Modeling

  • Help direct the clinical analysis involved in developing MGB system-wide strategy around value-based care.

  • Develop and frame analytics to ensure data requested and analyses conducted answer the critical questions of impact on clinical care.

  • Support build vs. buy and partnership analyses to ensure the best clinical outcomes.

Foster relationships with customers and stakeholders

  • Develop effective relationships and collaborate with leaders and stakeholders across the system, as well as external partners and organizations, to be identified as a key strategic partner and advance strategies, partnerships, and new clinical business opportunities.

  • Coordinate with other leaders to understand market threats, insights, and opportunities.

  • No direct reports. Will provide leadership and guidance to associates and analysts.

  • This position is a hybrid work model, with at least one day on-site; office setting located in Assembly Row, Somerville, MA. Requires local travel to other MGB sites.

Use MGB values to govern decisions, actions, and behaviors

  • These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.




Medical Degree (MD) is required.
• At least 5+ years of management experience in healthcare.
• Experience with strategic planning and/or value-based care.
• Ability to navigate a large, complex organization.


  • Experience successfully developing new clinical programs.

  • Experience with financial data and planning.

  • A combination of education and experience may be substituted for requirements.


  • Superior analytic and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to provide support to a broad range of employees.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple project requests simultaneously.

  • An inclusive individual who thrives in a highly matrixed, collaborative, team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to build consensus through negotiation and diplomacy.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • Flexible and adaptable within a complex, multi-site environment with changing requirements.

EEO Statement

Mass General Brigham is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.
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