Dr. Jon A. Chilingerian is a tenured management professor at Brandeis University and Adjunct Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts School of Medicine. He has been visiting professor of organizational behavior and health care management at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France since 1997. He received his Ph.D. in Management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He teaches graduate courses and executive education sessions in Leadership and Organization Behavior, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Management of Health Care Organizations, and Health Services Research.
He is the founding Director of the Executive MBA for Physicians at Brandeis University and Principle Investigator and Director the AHRQ Doctoral Program in Health Services Research. He is also founding director of the MD-MBA Program in Health Management with Tufts Medical School (1995-present), which today is the largest MD-MBA program in the United States with over 200 graduates. Since 1999, the program has graduated an average of 15 MD-MBA students each year.
Professor Chilingerian has lectured across the globe including, Abu Dhabi, Armenia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Denmark, England, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain. For twelve years he has been teaching the Middles East Health Leadership Program in Abu Dhabi. November 2018 he participated in an event that brought a 75 piece German symphony to Beijing to teach leadership to Chinese Executives by observing symphony rehearsal.
He is Program Director of the Brandeis Health Leadership Program, a one-week residential program sponsored by the American College of Surgeons, and the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Between 1997 and 2011, he directed the European Health Leader’s Program, a two-week residential program with nearly 800 alumni. In May 2012, he launched an Advanced Health Policy and Leadership Academy in partnership with the Hanley Center in Maine, which over the next five years will train nearly 10% of all the physicians in the State of Maine.
Dr. Chilingerian is lead editor of a new Springer Nature Book on the “The New Science of Medicine and Management” expected to be out in 2020. He is the author of International Health Care Management, published by Elsevier Press (Summer 2005), and The Lessons and the Legacy of the Pew Health Policy Program, with Corinne Kay, published in 1997 by the Institute of Medicine National Academy Press. He has scholarly papers and review essays published in journals such as: Annals of Operational Research, Medical Care, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Production and Operations Management, Health Services Research, Health Care Management Review, Medical Care Research and Review, Inquiry, Health Services Management Research, and The Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. In addition to authoring many articles and a book for the IOM, he is on the editorial board of several leading health care and management journals and has sat on review panels for the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Chilingerian was Assistant Health Commissioner for the City of Boston (1978-1982) past-chair of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management, and 2010 recipient of the Myron Fottler Exceptional Service Award for the Academy of Management. He is the recipient of several academic awards, such as the Academy of Management (Health Care Division’s) “Best Paper Award.” In April 2016 Dr Chilingerian received a Recognition for Excellence from the American College of Surgeon’s Association for Surgical Education.
His research focuses on managing health care organizations, ranging from studies of executive leadership and management of professionals to the measurement of performance (i.e., productive efficiency, quality, etc.), identification of physician best practices and the analysis of effective operating strategies. He is an expert on health care performance studies using mathematical programming and frontier analysis. He recently completed a empirical study of Value-Based Purchasing and an empirical study in the Journal of Production and Operations Management entitled, Being on the Productivity Frontier: Identifying “Triple Aim Performance” Hospitals.