Member of the Faculty of Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dept. of Surgery
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
|Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD||BS||05/2006||Molecular and Cellular Biology|
|Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA||MD||05/2011||Medicine|
|Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA||MPH||05/2011||Quantitative Methods|
|Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA||06/2018||Residency in General Surgery|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA||07/2020||Fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology|
Dr. George Molina is a practicing Surgical Oncologist in the Division of Surgical Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Molina obtained an MPH in Quantitative Methods from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH). As part of his training in General Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), he completed a two-year post-graduate research fellowship at Ariadne Labs, a joint health systems innovation center of BWH and HSPH. Dr. Molina has previously demonstrated that implementation of a surgical safety checklist was associated with improvements in the perceived culture of surgical safety in South Carolina, and that state-wide implementation of the surgical safety checklist was associated with a significant reduction in postoperative mortality.
Dr. Molina's current research interests include improving the safety, quality, and equity of surgical care through health systems innovation. He is also interested in understanding how patients navigate cancer care and the impact of fragmentation of cancer care on disparities in surgical outcomes in the United States. Dr. Molina conducts his research at the Center for Surgery and Public Health and at Ariadne Labs.
The research activities and funding listed below are automatically derived from
NIH ExPORTER and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing items.
to make corrections and additions.
Apr 1, 2020 - Nov 30, 2020
Addressing Resource Needs in Health Care Systems' COVID-19 Response
Role Description: The aim of this project was to aid health care systems in addressing the challenges of resource management at a point of critical need (e.g., infectious epidemic or pandemic) by focusing on three specific areas: 1) redeployment of human resources for COVID-19 frontline needs, 2) rapid onboarding of redeployed clinicians, and 3) post-COVID-19 surgical triage.
Local representatives can answer questions about the Profiles website or help with editing a profile or issues with profile data. For assistance with this profile: HMS/HSDM faculty should contact feedbackcatalyst.harvard.edu. For faculty or fellow appointment updates and changes, please ask your appointing department to contact HMS. For fellow personal and demographic information, contact HMS Human Resources at human_resourceshms.harvard.edu. For faculty personal and demographic information, contact HMS Office for Faculty Affairs at facappthms.harvard.edu.