Kenneth F. Sands, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Chief Quality Officer
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Ken Sands, DMS '87 HSPH ‘93, is a nationally- recognized expert in patient safety and health care quality improvement.

As Chief Quality Officer at BIDMC, Dr. Sands oversees patient safety, environmental safety, risk management, professional staff affairs, and performance measurement and improvement throughout the Medical Center. He is BIDMC site director for the Harvard Medical School Fellowship in Quality and Safety. Dr. Sands remains clinically active as an internist, and teaches quality improvement to both undergraduates and postgraduates.