Alden M. Landry, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He serves as the Faculty Assistant Director of the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership and Associate Director and Advisor for the Castle Society at Harvard Medical School. He is also Senior Faculty at the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Landry founded Motivating Pathways, a non-profit that promotes careers in the health professions, and co-directs the Tour for Diversity in Medicine. He received his BS from Prairie View A&M University in 2002, MD from the University of Alabama in 2006 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2009. In 2010, he earned an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy in 2010 as well. He was also awarded the Disparities Solutions Center/Aetna Fellow in Health Disparities award in 2010-2011. In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Landry is involved in research on emergency department utilization trends, disparities in care and quality of care.
Dr. Landry is the lead instructor for a course at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and teaches cultural competency to medical students and residents. He works with numerous organizations to eliminate health disparities and increase diversity in the health care workforce. Dr. Landry mentors students, from high school through medical school and residency, encouraging careers in the health professions.