Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH
Ali S. Raja, MD, MBA, MPH is the Vice Chair for Network Development in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Radiology at Harvard Medical School. After graduating from Rice University, he earned his MD and MBA degrees at Duke University. He then went on to train at the University of Cincinnati before joining the emergency medicine faculty at BWH and HMS. He has completed a research fellowship at the BWH Center for Evidence Based Imaging, earned an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, and is board-certified in both Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He is currently the chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s Trauma Interest Group, the chair-elect of the American College of Emergency Physicians Trauma and Injury Prevention Section, and a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma’s Guidelines Committees.
Dr. Raja has also lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally, on the management of critically ill patients in the emergency department and prehospital arenas, has served as a civilian aeromedical flight physician, a critical care air transport team commander and flight surgeon for the United States Air Force Reserve, a tactical physician for a number of local, state, and federal agencies (he is currently the tactical physician for the Boston FBI SWAT team), and a physician with the MA-1 Disaster Management Assistance Team.
Dr. Raja is a voting member of the Board of Directors of the Brigham and Women's Physician Organization, serves as a course director for the International Emergency Department Leadership Institute and the Comprehensive Review of Emergency Medicine courses, is an Associate Editor for NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine a, is a national faculty member of the Difficult Airway Course, and has received both the BWH Outstanding Attending award from the Harvard-Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residents program and the Exemplary Emergency Medicine Attending award from the BWH Emergency Department nurses.