Ali Raja, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School

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Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School


Ali S. Raja, MD, DBA, MPH, FACHE is the Deputy Chair and the Mooney-Reed Endowed Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Raja received his MPH from Harvard, MD and MBA degrees from Duke, and DBA from Case Western. After training in emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati, he completed a research fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is board-certified in both emergency medicine and clinical informatics.
A practicing emergency physician and author of over 250 publications, his research focuses on improving the appropriateness of resource utilization in emergency medicine. He serves as President-Elect of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and also sits on the boards of both Boston MedFlight and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.
Dr. Raja is also an expert on the management of critically ill patients in the emergency department and prehospital arenas. He has served as a critical care air transport team commander for the US Air Force, a civilian flight physician, a tactical physician for a number of local, state, and federal agencies, and a physician with MA-1 DMAT.