James J. Mongan, MD
The Mongan Institute was named in honor of Dr. James J. and Jean H. Mongan. Dr. Mongan was President and CEO of Partners HealthCare from 2003-2009, President of MGH from 1996-2002, and was a professor of health care policy and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. Prior to his tenure at MGH he served as Dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Mongan also spent 11 years in Washington, DC, where he worked on Medicare and Medicaid legislation as a staff member of the Senate Committee on Finance, served in the Carter administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, and worked at the White House as associate director of the domestic policy staff. He served on the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association and the Kaiser Family Foundation and was a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Mongan passed away May 3, 2011.