Last Name

Gouri Gupte, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Law, Policy & Management
Address715 Albany St Talbot Building
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-1426
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-7206-428X
Other Positions
TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine

 Awards and Honors

2016-2016Boston University: Norman A. Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Gouri Gupte, Ph.D., MHA, has expertise in implementing quality improvement (QI) processes (Six sigma, Lean and Kaizen) through efficient project management and strategic alignment in health care both in national and international settings. She teaches similar graduate level courses on Operations management, Strategy management and Lean management in healthcare to the Masters in Public Health students. Her current consulting work includes QI projects at Veterans Affairs and Boston Medical Center. Her research projects include understanding physician productivity, using interventions such as e-consults, designing and teaching QI curriculum for fellows and residents, improving flow in units. She has also worked on an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ACTION II contract focused on understanding resources for systems redesign in safety net hospitals. As a faculty she has also been engaged in developing curricula that are more learner-centered and activity driven.

Previously, she has worked in the public health system of Australia and then India on projects using Six Sigma methodology. She assisted Symbiosis University design it’s Masters in Health Administration program. Dr. Gupte originally began her career as a physician in India but since has been focused on healthcare management. She completed her Masters in Health Administration at LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia. Before working at Boston University she completed her Ph.D at University of Alabama at Birmingham, focusing on strategic management in healthcare.

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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  1. Strymish J, Gupte G, Afable MK, Gupta K, Kim EJ, Vimalananda V, Simon SR, Orlander JD. Electronic Consultations (E-consults): Advancing Infectious Disease Care in a Large Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Feb 03. PMID: 28158475.
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  2. Margo J, McCloskey L, Gupte G, Zurek M, Bhakta S, Feinberg E. Women's Pathways to Abortion Care in South Carolina: A Qualitative Study of Obstacles and Supports. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. 2016 Dec; 48(4):199-207. PMID: 27893185.
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  3. Kadom N, Sloan K, Gupte G, Golden L, Coleman S, Gupta A, Lloyd-Baugnon K, Moses J. Radiology Residency Quality Improvement Curriculum: Lessons Learned. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 45(5):319-23. PMID: 27013178.
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  4. Gupte G, Vimalananda V, Simon SR, DeVito K, Clark J, Orlander JD. Disruptive Innovation: Implementation of Electronic Consultations in a Veterans Affairs Health Care System. JMIR Med Inform. 2016; 4(1):e6. PMID: 26872820.
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  5. Gupte G, Noronha C, Horný M, Sloan K, Suen W. Together We Learn: Analyzing the Interprofessional Internal Medicine Residents' and Master of Public Health Students' Quality Improvement Education Experience. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Nov; 31(6):509-519. PMID: 26271255.
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  6. Mazurenko O, Gupte G, Shan G. Analyzing U.S. nurse turnover: Are nurses leaving their jobs or the profession itself?. Journal of Hospital Administration. 2015; 4(4):48.
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  7. Vimalananda VG, Gupte G, Seraj SM, Orlander J, Berlowitz D, Fincke BG, Simon SR. Electronic consultations (e-consults) to improve access to specialty care: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. J Telemed Telecare. 2015 Sep; 21(6):323-30. PMID: 25995331.
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  8. Mazurenko O, Gupte G. A comparison of the education and work experiences of immigrant and USA-trained nurses. International Nursing Review. 2014; 61(4):472-478.
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  9. Weigel C, Suen W, Gupte G. Using lean methodology to teach quality improvement to internal medicine residents at a safety net hospital. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Sep-Oct; 28(5):392-9. PMID: 23382452.
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  10. Mazurenko O, Gupte G, Yeager VA. International medical graduates and health information technology use in the United States. Adv Health Care Manag. 2012; 12:121-40. PMID: 22894048.
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  11. Powers T, DeCarlo T, Gupte G. Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management. Sales management training. 2010; 30(4):6-20.
  12. Cox Edmondson V, Gupte G, Druman RH, Oliver N. Journal of Communication Management. Focusing on communication strategy to enhance diversity climates. 2009; 13(1):6-20.
  13. Cox Edmondson V, Barnes J, Gupte G. Weakness in numbers: Towards an understanding of employees of color’s responses to organizational research efforts. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. 2008; 10(1):89-109.
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