Nicholas Cordella, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Cordella is the Medical Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Boston Medical Center (BMC), leading key quality and safety initiatives across the BMC Health System (BMCHS). He is program director for the Physician Executive Fellowship in Quality and Patient Safety at BMC. He also functions as a clinical leader on the BMCHS ACO quality committee.

He completed an academic fellowship in General Internal Medicine and holds an MSc in Health Services Research from the BU School of Public Health, maintaining an academic interest in evaluation and measurement of quality improvement initiatives. Dr. Cordella is a member of Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Leadership Alliance and sits on the physician council of Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP).

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  1. Bala W, Steinkamp J, Feeney T, Gupta A, Sharma A, Kantrowitz J, Cordella N, Moses J, Drake FT. A Web Application for Adrenal Incidentaloma Identification, Tracking, and Management Using Machine Learning. Appl Clin Inform. 2020 08; 11(4):606-616.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32937677; PMCID: PMC7542219; DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1715892;
  2. Walkey AJ, Bor J, Cordella NJ. Novel tools for a learning health system: a combined difference-in-difference/regression discontinuity approach to evaluate effectiveness of a readmission reduction initiative. BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 02; 29(2):161-167.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31843880
  3. Cordella N, Trinquart L, Hochberg S, Jacobson BC, Mishuris RG. Effect of a Hospitalwide Quality Improvement Initiative to Promote High-Value Care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018 10; 44(10):623-625.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30143446
  4. Walkey AJ, Drainoni ML, Cordella N, Bor J. Advancing Quality Improvement with Regression Discontinuity Designs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 05; 15(5):523-529.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29466673; PMCID: PMC5955054; DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201712-942IP;
  5. Garg A, Toy S, Tripodis Y, Cook J, Cordella N. Ameliorating Maternal Depression and Its Harmful Consequences for Low-Income Families: Primary Care to the Rescue? Acad Pediatr. 2016 Nov - Dec; 16(8):714-715.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27772696; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.08.003;
  6. Garg A, Toy S, Tripodis Y, Cook J, Cordella N. Influence of maternal depression on household food insecurity for low-income families. Acad Pediatr. 2015 May-Jun; 15(3):305-10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25454368; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2014.10.002;

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