Eric Schneider

Adjunct Professor of Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge Building Room 406
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.432.3124

Other Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School* Associate Physician, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital*


Eric Schneider, MD, MSc is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schneider’s research focuses on the quality of health care, specifically in the areas of measurement methods in quality and safety, the impact of public reporting and pay-for-performance on health care delivery, and the impact of socioeconomic factors, such as race, ethnicity, education, and insurance, on the quality of care. Dr. Schneider?s research addresses clinical preventive services, common chronic diseases, cancer, and surgical services.

Dr. Schneider currently serves as Co-Chair of the AMA Physician Consortium Workgroup on Quality Measures for Emergency Medicine. He serves on the Performance Measures Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians and the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario (Canada). His collaborative work includes national organizations such as the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), RAND, and the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

Dr. Schneider teaches Quality Improvement in Health Care at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and practices and teaches primary care internal medicine at Brigham Internal Medicine Associates and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


M.D., 1991, University of California, San Francisco
M.Sc., 1989, University of California, Berkeley (Health and Medical Sciences)
B.S., 1986, Columbia University, Biology