1354. Interactive Panelist
Session: Interactive Session: Clinical Interactive
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 5:35 PM
Room: Grand Ballroom (East-West)

Nesli Basgoz, MD, FIDSA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Basgoz is the Associate Chief and Clinical Director of the Infectious Disease Division at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Indiana University, with degrees in Biology and French. She completed her medical training at Northwestern University, where she was elected to AOA, and the University of California, San Francisco, before joining the faculty at MGH in 1992.
Dr. Basgoz' maintains a large clinical practice in HIV Primary Care as well as consultative infectious diseases. Before becoming the Clinical Director of the Division, she was the Director of HIV Clinical Services and Education. Her clinical responsibilities include design and operation of the inpatient and outpatient services, as well as integration of clinical services with educational and research missions. Most recently, she has supervised the creation of an Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) program to improve the transition of patients from inpatient to outpatient care. A current focus is studying and improving the quality and efficiency of care in this setting.
Dr. Basgoz also has a major role in medical education, teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows. She is the Chief of the Fuller Albright Firm in the Department of Internal Medicine. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including the Alfred Kranes Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (from the medical housestaff), The Daniel Federman Outstanding Clinical Educator Award (from Harvard Medical School) and the Brian McGovern Prize for Clinical Excellence (from the Massachusetts General Hospital).
Dr. Basgoz’ research interests have been in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts (HIV-infected patients and transplant recipients). She is an longtime clinical investigator in the Partners/Harvard AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and the Harvard Center for AIDS Research.
Dr. Basgoz’ hospital service has been focused on quality and continuity of care. Most recently in June of 2009, she joined the Board of Trustees of Massachusetts General Hospital

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