Jenny Rudolph, Ph.D.

Professor, Mgh Institute
IHP Center for Medical Simulat, Massachusetts General Hospital
Lecturer on Surgery, Part-time
Harvard Medical School
General and GI Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Boston College 2003
advanced cardiac life support; competency-based education; education, medical, continuing; emergency medicine; feedback; medical errors; patient simulation; problem solving; teaching; workload

Dr. Rudolph is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and a faculty member in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, at Massachusetts General Hospital. Drawing on a doctorate from Boston College in organizational studies, ten years of research in high hazard industries and her experience as a rock climber and world-class rower, Dr. Rudolph has unique expertise in how cognition, emotion and communication interact in high-stakes healthcare situations.

With an emphasis on creating learning-oriented cultures in healthcare, Dr. Rudolph creates, studies, and writes about how to create feedback and debriefing conversations in which people can analyze and improve their skills as clinicians and educators. At CMS, Dr. Rudolph serves as Executive Director.