Stan Ashley

Ashley to Return to Department of Surgery

Stan Ashley, MD, will resign from his role as chief medical officer and senior vice president for Medical Affairs in June, to return to the Department of Surgery to advance the department’s clinical, educational and research missions.

A national leader in surgery and physician-focused policy and practice, Ashley has served as the Brigham’s chief medical officer for the last seven years. Among his many transformative initiatives and accomplishments are establishing two associate chief medical officer positions, elevating and supporting physician assistants, and remaining a staunch advocate for interdisciplinary collaboration among nurses, physicians and surgeons. During his tenure as CMO, he served as Chair of the American Board of Surgery, on the board of ACGME, and he is currently President of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.