Yael K. Heher MD, MPH, FRCPC
Dr. Yaël K. Heher is an anatomic pathologist and serves as the Director of Quality and Patient Safety(AP/CP) in the Department of Pathology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Heher received her medical training at McGill University and completed her residency in anatomic pathology at the Montreal General Hospital, both in Montreal, Canada. She was the Robert T. McCluskey fellow in medical renal pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a graduate of the inaugural class of the Harvard Medical School fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety, a program designed to train a cadre of physician-scholars prepared to lead operational improvement efforts within the Harvard system and across the nation. She received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health with a thesis aimed at health systems improvement.