Andrea Pusic, MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC
Andrea Pusic, MD, MHS, FACS, FRCSC, 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 in New York.
At Memorial Sloan-Kettering, she established a successful electronic platform for collection and use of BREAST-Q data in clinical care. Additionally, from 2011-2017, she co-led the Mastectomy Reconstruction Outcomes Consortium, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-funded (R01CA152192) collaboration among 11 institutions to study patient attitudes toward various forms of breast reconstruction. She was also co-Principal Investigator of a study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) that examined how electronic patient-reporting of symptoms may improve care. Dr. Pusic is now the Director of the Patient-Reported Outcomes, Value & Experience (PROVE) Center at Brigham Health. The mission of the PROVE center is to expand the collection, analysis and use of patient-reported outcome data in Surgery for research, quality improvement and discernment of healthcare value.