Join the Wharton Club of Boston for our next Speaker Series focused on medicine, non-profit work and strategic partnerships. Dr. Gary Gottlieb, CEO of Partners in Health, will discuss the state of health care in the global community.
Drawing upon the world’s leading medical and academic institutions, Partners in Health strives to bring benefits of modern medicine to the poor and serve as an antidote to despair. Dr. Gottlieb leads this organization’s efforts through long-term partnerships with communities in poverty, rather than charity alone.
Previously, Dr. Gottlieb served as president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, the parent of the Brigham and Women’s and Mass General Hospitals. He is currently a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and an esteemed Boston area leader in several capacities. He is also the first recipient of the Boston Joseph Wharton Award.
Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with fellow alumni in health care and non-profit work.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Gary L. Gottlieb is the CEO of Partners In Health.
From 2010 until February of 2015, he served as president and CEO of Partners HealthCare, the parent of the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals, operating the largest health care delivery organization in New England and among the nation’s largest nonprofit biomedical research and training enterprises.
Dr. Gottlieb is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. He served as president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as president of North Shore Medical Center, and as chairman of Partners Psychiatry. Prior to coming to Boston, Dr. Gottlieb spent 15 years in positions of increasing leadership in health care in Philadelphia. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, he earned an M.B.A with distinction in health care administration from the Wharton Graduate School of Business Administration.
Dr. Gottlieb established the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center’s first program in geriatric psychiatry and developed it into a nationally recognized research, training, and clinical program. He served as executive vice-chair of psychiatry and associate dean for managed care at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, and as director and CEO of Friends Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Gottlieb received his M.D. from the Albany Medical College of Union University in a six-year accelerated biomedical program. He completed his internship and residency and served as chief resident at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center.
As a leader in the Boston area community, Dr. Gottlieb serves as chairman of the Private Industry Council, the city’s workforce development board. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.