Dr. Kedar Mate, MD is Chief Innovation and Education Officer for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and is responsible for Research and Development, Innovation, and Faculty. In this capacity, Dr. Mate oversees the developments of innovative new systems designs to implement high-quality, low-cost health care both in the US and in international settings.

His work with health care administration and leadership of IHI’s multiple strategic partners has helped organizations to better understand the role of technical improvement and innovation and their impact on the business case for quality. An internal medicine physician, Dr. Mate is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College and a Research Associate at Harvard Medical School’s Division of Global Health Equity. His current research activities include improving population management, behavioral health integration, health equity, addressing complex needs patients, and ambulatory patient safety.