As director, Dr. Gitomer leads Brigham and Women’s 200+ providers in 15 primary care clinics serving over 150,000 patients in the Boston area. Currently, the Center of Excellence is focused on redesign of the primary care clinics to support the ongoing transition from volume to value. This work includes defining the optimal care team, defining the standard work, developing the oversight infrastructure to support the deployment and ongoing operations of the care team.
Prior to joining Brigham Health Dr. Gitomer was President of Emory Healthcare’s Clinically Integrated Network (CIN). In that role he oversaw the creation of the network including governance, administrative operations, and clinical infrastructure in support of population health. The clinical infrastructure included implementing the electronic population health management platform, the high-risk care coordination program, the Medical Home transformation program, and disease registry operations.
In his role before the Emory CIN, Dr. Gitomer was chief quality officer (CQO) at Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM). In the CQO role he oversaw all quality and safety initiatives at EUHM and served on the system-wide quality leadership team at Emory. During his tenure, EUHM and Emory University Hospital were recognized for their top performance in quality and safety by the University HealthSystem Consortium.
Dr. Gitomer’s previous roles included Clinical Chief for General Medicine of the Emory Clinic and other regional and practice-level leadership positions. He received his undergraduate degree at The Johns Hopkins University, and his medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine.