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Gene Beyt, MD, MS


Program Director, Executive Education for Healthcare Leaders
Faculty Advisor, MD/MPH Program in Health Policy and Management
Photo of Gene Beyt

Education & Affiliations

MS, Preventive and Administrative Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine


Gene Beyt is an experienced senior physician executive, university faculty, consultant, author, and visual artist. He has served as a program director in internal medicine, a chief medical and a chief quality officer, a professor of medicine, a practicing physician, and a visiting scholar at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University. There he co-edited the book Wisdom Leadership in Academic Health Science Centers: Leading Positive Change. Beyt’s journey in redesigning healthcare began with the Quality Management Network, serving as conference co-chair for two of the IHI's National Forums. As faculty in healthcare effectiveness for the Louisiana public hospitals and clinics, he coordinated the organizational learning and leadership development initiatives, helping design recognized statewide population health and performance improvement programs, including an assessment of psychological capital in healthcare professionals following the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Research Areas

  • Arts-based discovery and positive change
  • Neuroaesthetics and organizational aesthetics
  • Human-centered design and patient-centered innovation

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Aesculapian Honor Society
  • Delta Omega Society
  • Outstanding Teacher, Tulane’s Masters of Medical Management Program
  • Outstanding MD/MPH Faculty Advisor, Tulane School of Medicine


View Dr. Beyt's publications at his NCBI profile page.


HPAM 6380 - Organizational Behavior
HPAM 6930 - Leadership and Innovation
HPAM 6970 - Leading and Designing Innovative Learning Organizations
HPAM 7250 - Master of Medical Management Capstone