Dr. Edward Sheen is Chief Population Health Officer and Senior Vice-President for Health Catalyst. He is dedicated to achieving accessible, equitable, innovative, person-centered, and high-performing health systems for all and caring for vulnerable populations. Previously, Dr. Sheen was Chief Medical Officer, Market Development and Solution Design for Lumeris, a leading value-based care technology and services operator. In this capacity, he worked with health systems across the country to improve health outcomes, enhance patient experience, strengthen care provider engagement, and reduce costs of care. He was also Associate Chief Medical Officer for Stanford Health Care’s large community network of care, where he led population health management, accountable care delivery, and service excellence initiatives.
Dr. Sheen’s experience has bridged the public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors and additionally includes work with Stanford Business School, the White House, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, California State Assembly, Kaiser Family Foundation, Blue Shield of California, California and American Medical Associations, and Genzyme, as well as advising early stage healthcare companies. In 2014, he was one of 15 Americans appointed by President Obama a nonpartisan White House Fellow. He subsequently served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense and Defense Department senior health policy advisor and was a recipient of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service. Dr. Sheen is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis as well as Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Global Health Faculty Fellow at Stanford. He was a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has a long-standing active commitment to mentoring, teaching, and medical education and has established new programs to support the leadership development of future change agents.
Dr. Sheen completed his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Stanford, received his MD from the University of California, San Francisco, and earned his MBA and MPH through scholarships from Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard School of Public Health, where he was also a Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership Zuckerman Fellow. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a B.A. in Public Policy and induction into Phi Beta Kappa.