Mark W. Friedberg

Mark W. Friedberg is a senior natural scientist at the RAND Corporation, director of its
Boston office, and a practicing general internist. His research focuses on performance
improvement by health care providers, innovations in primary care, and methods for measuring health system quality and efficiency. Friedberg has developed and fielded surveys
of patients, physicians, medical group leaders, and other clinical staff. His clinical work
has included ambulatory primary care and hospital-based internal medicine, and he is an
assistant professor of medicine, part-time, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard
Medical School. Dr. Friedberg received his BA in economics and statistics from Swarthmore
College, his MD from Harvard Medical School, and his MPP in health care policy from the
Harvard Kennedy School of Government. July 2017