Senior Fellow

Paula Chatterjee, MD, MPH

  • Director, Health Equity Research, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
  • Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Paula Chatterjee, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Chatterjee’s research interests include hospital and post-acute care quality, alternative payment models, Medicaid policy, and the health care safety net. Her recent projects have focused on understanding the relationship between hospital finances and quality of care in rural and urban safety-net hospitals, and on the allocation and impact of Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. Her work has appeared in NEJM, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Health Affairs, The Lancet: Public Health, and the American Journal of Public Health.

Dr. Chatterjee completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She holds an MD from Harvard Medical School, where she also earned an MPH in Chronic Disease Epidemiology. She practices inpatient medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.

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