Andrew Ellner
Director of the Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change, Harvard Medical School

Andrew Ellner
Andrew L. Ellner, M.D., is an associate physician in the division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the assistant medical director of the Phyllis Jen Center for Primary Care, where he practices primary care medicine.

He also directs the Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Ellner is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He received an M.Sc. with distinction from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the London School of Economics and completed his internship and residency in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care program at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Ellner's work focuses on health systems improvements for vulnerable populations. He previously served as the Clinical Policy Director of the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative's Rural Initiative and managed the Academic Consortium of the World Health Organization's Maximizing Positive Synergies initiative, a 15-institution collaborative research project that studied the interactions between the major, disease-specific global health initiatives (Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and TB; President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) and the health systems of low- and middle-income countries. Ellner also serves on the faculty of the Global Health Delivery project (GHD), a collaborative between Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Business School, and the Harvard School of Public Health, that focuses on understanding and improving healthcare delivery in resource poor settings.