Ingrid Nembhard

Associate Professor of Public Health and Management and the Associate Director, Health Care Management Program at Yale

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Professor Nembhard’s research focuses on organizational learning in health care, with an emphasis on understanding the effects of intra- and inter-organizational relationships, leadership behavior, team learning strategies and project management on quality improvement efforts and clinical outcomes. She integrates knowledge of organizational behavior, organizational theory and health services research to answer questions about managing learning, change and innovation within health care delivery organizations.


  • PhD, Harvard University, 2007
  • MS, Harvard University School of Public Health, 2001
  • BA, Yale University, 1997


  • Managing Healthcare Organizations MGT 630
  • Mngng&InnvtnginHeathcareOrgs MGT 681


  • MBA for Executives Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher in a Second-year Course, 2014
  • Best Paper Proceedings (Top 10% of submissions) , Academy of Management Meeting , 2013
  • Best Abstract, Science of Quality Improvement, AcademyHealth , 2012
  • Runner-Up, Best Health Care Management Paper Award, Academy of Management, 2011
  • Best Paper Proceedings of the 2010 Academy of Management Meeting, Top 10% of submissions, Academy of Management Meeting, 2010
  • Best Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) Paper Award, Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS), Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, 2008
  • First Prize, Alfred P. Sloan Industry Studies Dissertation Award, 2007
  • Best Paper Based on a Dissertation, Health Care Management Division, Academy of Management, 2007
  • Committee Member, Institute of Medicine/Academy of Management Knowledge-Sharing Project


  • Journal of Change Management 2009-Present Editorial Review Board Member
  • Advances in Health Care Management Editorial Review Board Member