Subha Ramani, MBBS, MPH, MMEd, PhD, FAMEE

Subha Ramani, MBBS, MMEd, MPH
Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Professions Education

Subha Ramani, MBBS, MPH, MMEd, PhD, FAMEE is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Health Professions Education program.

Dr. Subha Ramani is also Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Honorary Professor of Medical Education at the University of Manchester, UK and Visiting Professor of Medical Education at the University of Indonesia. She received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College, University of Madras, India. She completed Internal Medicine residencies at PGIMER (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh, India as well as East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. Dr. Ramani next completed her fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), with a Masters in Public Health from the Boston University School of Public Health in 1998.

Dr. Ramani was recruited to Boston Medical Center (BMC), Boston University School of Medicine in July 1998. She held a variety of educational leadership roles at BUSM & BMC (1998 to 2012) including: Assistant Program Director, General Internal Medicine Master Educator fellowship, BUSM, Director of Faculty Development in Teaching skills, Department of Medicine, BMC and Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, BMC. At the time of her departure from BUSM in 2012, she held the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine.

In May 2012, Dr. Ramani moved to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) to be an Associate Physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care and has been a member of the Division of Medical Communications since 2014. Both Divisions are in the Department of Medicine at BWH. She is the currently the Director of PRISE (Program for Research, Innovations and Scholarship in Education), Department of Medicine at BWH, Director of the Scholars in Medical Education Pathway and Residency Evaluation for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at BWH, Lead for global perspectives and community at the Brigham Education Institute, and senior faculty at the Harvard Macy Institute.

Dr. Ramani is a highly trained medical educator who has completed the Stanford Faculty Development Program in clinical teaching, Discovery courses in Medical Education at the University of Dundee and the Harvard Macy Programs- Program for Educators in Health Professions, A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions Education, Leading Innovations in Healthcare & Education, and Healthcare Education 2.0. In 2005, she completed a Masters in Medical Education at the University of Dundee in Scotland and in 2018, she completed a PhD in Health Professions Education at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. This training has provided her with a solid foundation in the science of medical education allowing her to explore new methods to enhance teaching and learning using a scholarly approach.

Dr. Ramani is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) and served on their Education Committee. She has been a member of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) since 2003 and currently a member of the AMEE Executive Committee and Chair of the AMEE Fellowship Committee.

Dr. Ramani’s scholarly interests focus on innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment of clinical trainees, faculty development in teaching, feedback, application of educational and psychological theories to educational design, and qualitative research methods in medical education. She has several peer reviewed publications in Medical Education journals."


Edwards RA, Venugopal S, Navedo D, Ramani S. (2017) Twelve tips for leaders of health professions education programs. Medical Teacher.


Associate Professor of Medicine / Harvard Medical School

Director, Program for RISE (Research, innovations and scholarship in education), Department of Medicine

Director, Evaluation and Scholars in Medical Education Pathway / Internal Medicine Residency Program 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Leader of Research and Scholarship, Harvard Macy Institute

Adjunct Associate Professor, MGH IHP

AMEE Executive Committee member

Vice-Chair, AMEE Fellowship Committee

Boston, MA, USA

Curriculum Vitae