Ed Huang, MD, Appointed President of Mount Auburn Hospital

July 12, 2023

Cambridge, Mass. – Edwin (Ed) Huang, MD, has been named President of Mount Auburn Hospital effective immediately. Over the last two years, Ed has supported Mount Auburn Hospital in various leadership roles, including most recently as interim president.

“Ed is an accomplished healthcare leader with more than 20 years of clinical and executive experience,” said Michael Rowan, executive vice president, Hospital and Ambulatory Services of Beth Israel Lahey Health. “He consistently displays commitment to and compassion for Mount Auburn patients, families, colleagues and staff. During the challenging times that healthcare has endured, Ed has been a grounding force at Mount Auburn, and we are grateful for his leadership.”

Ed joined Mount Auburn Hospital as chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2012 and is assistant professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School, as well as adjunct assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston University School of Medicine. He also serves as a trustee of Mount Auburn Hospital and the Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association.

Before joining Mount Auburn, he practiced and taught at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was Associate Director of the integrated Brigham and Women's/Massachusetts General Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program.

“I am honored and grateful for this opportunity to serve my colleagues, patients and the community of Cambridge and surrounding towns,” said Huang. “I have said many times that Mount Auburn Hospital is a special place, and it truly is. With my colleagues' support, I hope to continue our legacy of compassionate healthcare and our dedicated mission of training the next generation of physicians. I hope to ensure that all patients seeking care at Mount Auburn will experience world-class care with a personal touch from our exceptional caregivers.”

Ed earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University and medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the Tufts-affiliated hospitals. After completing his residency, he joined the faculty at Tufts where he received numerous teaching awards. Ed has dedicated his professional career to life-long learning, leadership, teaching and patient care. We are confident that his leadership will continue to advance Mount Auburn Hospital’s legacy of compassionate, high-quality care.

Over the years, Ed has proven himself to be an inspiring leader and a powerful advocate for Mount Auburn Hospital,” said Ken Barron, chair of the Board of Trustees at Mount Auburn Hospital. “I have every confidence that he will continue to serve with humility, a vision of inclusivity for all, and will serve the Cambridge community with responsive leadership and top-notch care.

About Mount Auburn Hospital

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to provide clinically excellent care with compassion and to teach students of medicine and the health professions.

Mount Auburn Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a healthcare system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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