Speaker Bio – Bijay Acharya

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Bijay is a practicing clinician at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in medicine at the Harvard Medical School. He recently completed the HMS/CRICO Fellowship in Patient Safety and Quality and graduated from the the HSPH with an MPH in Health Management. Bijay completed his medical school at BPKIHS in Nepal and his internal medicine residency training at Bronx­Lebanon Hospital in the South Bronx, NY. His focus is on developing capacity in healthcare institutions in Nepal by identifying and implementing quality improvement initiatives. He is a co-founder of NyayaHealth Nepal/ Possible, sits on the board of America Nepal Medical Foundation and co-founded Sharedminds that runs hospital in two rural districts in Nepal, work to advance medical training and promote mental health training in primary care respectively. He has a strong interest in transparency and accountability in organizational culture and works on patient safety in resource poor settings.