Harsh K. Trivedi, M.D., MBA, is the president and Chief Executive Officer of Sheppard Pratt Health System, the largest non-profit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, and social support services in the country. He is also clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Previously, Dr. Trivedi 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, the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, that has provided more than $180 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), and on the Executive Committee of the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA). He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and is active in his community. Dr. Trivedi is married and has two sons.