Chanu Rhee

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Chanu Rhee is an Assistant Professor of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School / Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and a critical care and infectious disease physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.  His research is focused on sepsis, healthcare-associated infections, and antimicrobial resistance and stewardship, with a focus on using electronic health record data to improve disease surveillance, prevention, and quality of care.  He has led multicenter projects studying sepsis epidemiology and developing novel surveillance methods for tracking national sepsis incidence rates and outcomes using electronic health record data.  Dr. Rhee is also the clinical co-lead for a multi-hospital initiative aimed at improving the quality of sepsis care across the Partners HealthCare System through the dissemination of clinical guidelines and various tools that leverage the electronic health record.  He has received grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.