Alexa Kimball, MD, MPH


Years active at Yale: YSM Class of 1994

Dr. Kimballis being recognized for her leadership, clinical expertise, and mentorship. In 2016, she was named chief executive officer of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).Kimball, a professor of dermatology at Harvard, is an international expert on psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa. She has published more than 250 peer-reviewed scientific papersand has been recognized for her research on physician workforce economics, quality of life and outcomes. In 2016, she was named Mentor of the Year by the Women’s Dermatologic Society. 

HMFP is the physician group at BIDMC, with more than 1,200 Harvard Medical School faculty members working across 13 clinical departments. Dr. Kimball has also served as senior vice president and medical director of the Massachusetts General Physician Organization, whichemploys physicians affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, and vice chair of Dermatology at MGH.