We Are: Andrea Pusic, MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC

Dr. Pusic is Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Joseph E. Murray Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pusic studied medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine (University of Calgary) and later earned her Master of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. She completed a general surgery residency at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia and a plastic surgery residency at McGill University in Montreal, followed by a plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).

Dr. Pusic is Director of the Patient-Reported Outcomes, Value & Experience (PROVE) Center at BWH and a leader in the area of patient-reported outcomes. The mission of the PROVE center is to expand the collection, analysis, and use of patient-reported outcome data in Surgery. She is co-principal investigator of a study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) that examines how electronic patient-reporting of symptoms may improve surgical care. The patient-reported outcomes measures that she and her team have developed for surgical patients have been widely adopted for research and clinical care and serve as the basis for the development of other outcome measures in surgery