Leadership Rounds with Dr. Mindy Estes and Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi

Recorded on August 13, 2020

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AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., hosts a series of Leadership Rounds — short conversations on a range of key issues Dr. Estes will have with hospital and health system leaders from across the country.

The third in the series featured Dr. Estes joined by Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt, to discuss how the health system is navigating the COVID-19 crisis in Maryland. This episode was recorded on August 13, 2020.




Joining Dr. Estes on Her Rounds

Dr. Harsh K. Trivedi headshotDr. Harsh K. Trivedi

President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt

Harsh K. Trivedi, MD, MBA, is the sixth president and chief executive officer of Sheppard Pratt since its founding in 1853. He has served in this role since 2016. Dr. Trivedi is also a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Previously, he served as chief executive officer of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, vice chair for clinical affairs in the Vanderbilt University Department of Psychiatry, and associate professor of psychiatry in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Trivedi is a nationally-renowned expert in healthcare, hospital systems, care delivery, population health, and behavioral health.

A graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Trivedi completed his general psychiatry residency at the Zucker Hillside Hospital/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his child and adolescent psychiatry training at Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Trivedi then served as director of adolescent services at Bradley Hospital and as assistant professor of psychiatry at Brown University.

In addition to his medical training, Dr. Trivedi completed his MBA at the University of Tennessee Haslam School of Business. He also completed a congressional fellowship and has drafted federal legislation that provided more than $150 million to help develop suicide prevention programs for children and adolescents and to help expand mental health services on college campuses across all 50 U.S. states and nine tribal territories. Dr. Trivedi serves as editor of Psychiatric Clinics of North America and is the author of Practical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Pediatrics and Primary Care.

Dr. Trivedi currently serves on the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees, the board of the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare (NABH), the Executive Committee of the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA), and the Baltimore Community Foundation Board. He also serves on the AHA COVID-19 Pathways to Recovery Task Force. Dr. Trivedi is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and is active in his community. He is married and has two sons.

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