Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer,
The Joint Commission


As president and chief executive officer of The Joint Commission, Dr. Chassin oversees the activities of the nation’s predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Dr. Chassin is also president of the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare which works with the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems to address health care’s most critical safety and quality problems.

Previously, Dr. Chassin was the Edmond A. Guggenheim Professor of Health Policy, founding chairman of the Department of Health Policy at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; and Executive Vice President for Excellence in Patient Care at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Chassin also served as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health. He is a board-certified internist and practiced emergency medicine for 12 years. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine (now the National Academy of Medicine) and served on the committee that wrote the landmark reports “To Err is Human” and “Crossing the Quality Chasm.”

Dr. Chassin received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a master’s degree in public health from UCLA.


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