Luke Sato, MD


Boston,MassachusettsDr. Sato is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Vice President of Loss Prevention and Patient Safety for the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions (RMF) and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His current responsibilities include overseeing development of all Patient Safety and Loss Prevention programs for RMF. Prior to becoming CMO, Dr. Sato was the Chief Information Officer for RMF where he oversaw all system application development that enables RMF to capture information pertaining to malpractice claims, adverse events and near miss data. Dr Sato’s clinically specialty is neurology and has also received training in medical informatics through a NIH sponsored Harvard Medical School/MIT joint post-doctoral fellowship. Dr. Sato was appointed as staff at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and held the position of associate director of a medical informatics research and development laboratory at BWH and Harvard Medical School before taking the position at RMF.