Stanley Y. Shaw
Stanley Y. Shaw, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Executive Education

Stanley Y. Shaw, MD PhD is the Associate Dean for Executive Education at Harvard Medical School. In this role, he designs and directs a growing portfolio of programs for companies and executive leaders from diverse sectors of health care.

Dr. Shaw is a practicing cardiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Chief Scientific Officer for One Brave Idea (at Brigham and Women’s Hospital), an initiative funded by the American Heart Association, Verily, Astra Zeneca and Quest to understand and treat the earliest changes in coronary heart disease. His research seeks to understand how digital health, bioinformatics, the gut microbiome and patient-reported data can be leveraged to better assess health and disease. 

Previously, he co-founded the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital, and his team led the development of one of the first ResearchKit iPhone apps in partnership with Apple. 

Dr. Shaw has designed and led bespoke Harvard Medical School Executive Education programs for companies including Amgen, Novo Nordisk, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Google and GE. These programs have involved faculty from Harvard Medical School and other schools at Harvard (Business, Engineering, Economics, Government/Policy).