- Phone: 617-771-4964
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Emergency Medicine
Specialty Focus: Airway Management, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Appendicitis, Allergic Reaction, Emergency Procedures, Foreign Bodies, Trauma, Fracture
Education: MD, Harvard Medical School; BS, Yale University
Years in Practice: 15+
Benjamin A. White, MD is a board-certified emergency physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Operations, and the chair of the ED Operations Committee, at MGH. Dr. White is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), where he serves on the Emergency Medicine Practice Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), where he serves as the Co-chair of the Operations Management Committee, and a member of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), where he serves on the ED Administration and Clinical Operations Committee. Dr. White received his undergraduate degree from Yale University, and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR), where he served as chief resident in his final year. Ben’s academic work has focused on ED operations and systems improvement, with an emphasis on systems engineering, process flow, Lean methodologies, rapid cycle change, and improving patient experience. He has led multiple grant-funded projects in this capacity, with resultant peer-reviewed publications, and has lectured nationally on these topics at AAEM, SAEM, ACEP, and through multiple other invited presentations. He is also a gifted teacher, and has educated hundreds of students, residents, APPs, and nurses throughout his career.