Alexa Boer Kimball
Alexa Boer Kimball, MD, MPH is President and Chief Executive Officer of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC, Inc., an academic multi-specialty group practice with over 1200 Harvard Medical School faculty members at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts and an additional 400 physicians in the community. She is also President of the Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO) Physician LLC which maintains a membership of approximately 2600 physicians. A Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kimball’s areas of research include psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa. She has published over 300 papers, is the author of the book "100 Questions and Answers about Psoriasis," which has been translated into Spanish, Greek, and Korean, "Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Your Questions, Expert Answers," and editor of "Dermatologic Diseases and Cumulative Life Course Impairment." Dr. Kimball is also widely recognized for her research on physician workforce economics, quality of life, and outcomes, for which she was awarded the American Skin Association Research Award for Health Policy and Medical Education, the Mass General Hospital Bowditch Prize for increasing quality of care while reducing costs, Mentor of the Year by the Women's Dermatologic Society, and the Outstanding Physician-Clinician Award from the National Psoriasis Foundation. Dr. Kimball has served on multiple non-profit Boards including: the Society for Investigative Dermatology, where she was elected Vice President, the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy, and the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation. She is currently President of the International Psoriasis Council.