Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA

CEO, Partners In Health

Dr. Gary Gottlieb is CEO of Partners In Health, a global NGO providing a preferential option for the poor in health care in severely resource constrained settings. He is professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

From 2010 until February of 2015, he served as CEO of Partners HealthCare, the parent of the Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals, the largest health care delivery organization in New England and among the largest biomedical research and training enterprises in the US. From 2002-2009, he was President of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also served as President of North Shore Medical Center and as Chair of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health System. Previously, he was Executive Vice-Chair of Psychiatry and Associate Dean at the University of Pennsylvania’s health system before becoming CEO of Friends Hospital, the nation’s first freestanding psychiatric hospital.

Dr. Gottlieb received a B.Sc. cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.D. from Albany Medical College in a six-year accelerated program and completed a psychiatry residency at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center. As a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Penn, he earned an M.B.A. with distinction from Wharton.

He is Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. From 2006-2016, he served as Chair of the Private Industry Council, the workforce board of the city of Boston, and he chaired the Boston Mayor’s Taskforce to Eliminate Health Care Disparities from 2004-2006.