Seth A. Krevat, MD, FACP
Senior Medical Director and Assistant Vice President
Dr. Krevat practices palliative care at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, is the senior medical director and assistant vice president at MedStar Health National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. As senior medical director, Dr. Krevat helps set the strategic vision for the Center, aligning it with safety initiatives internal and external to MedStar. Dr. Krevat leads the development of strategic partnerships with external industry, academic, and government partners to increase the Center’s impact and to improve the translation of the Center’s research into practice. Previously, Dr. Krevat served as the assistant vice president, safety, leading the development and implementation of a comprehensive patient safety program across the MedStar Health system. From 2015 to 2016, Dr. Krevat participated in MedStar’s Physician Leadership Development Program administered in conjunction with the Wharton School of Executive Education.
Prior to joining MedStar, Dr. Krevat worked as a hospitalist and physician advisor at Virginia Mason Medical Center collaborating with the vice president of finance to shape more efficient and cost-effective care delivery processes. He was trained in Lean and the Toyota Production System management methodologies and traveled to Japan to study them. Dr. Krevat is board certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine, received a B.A. in Economics and English cum laude from Tufts University and a medical doctorate from Georgetown University School of Medicine.