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Carey C. Thomson, M.D., MPH

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Associate Chair, Department of Medicine and Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Carey Thomson is the chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine and the associate chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Thomson is an expert in implementation medicine and education with a clinical concentration in lung cancer. She started and directs the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Mount Auburn and is involved in leading national efforts to improve implementation of lung cancer screening programs through her work at the American Thoracic Society (ATS). She served as chair of the Education Committee and on the board of directors of the ATS for four years each. She has led a number of initiatives to improve clinical education and implementation of clinical practices' guidelines for practicing pulmonary and critical care physicians and currently serves on the Quality Improvement and Implementation Committee. Dr. Thomson has also had a research career in epidemiology and public health concentrating on tobacco cessation and public health interventions for tobacco control. She mentors trainees in quality improvement around lung cancer screening both locally and nationally.

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