Dr. James Colbert

Dr. James Colbert is the Senior Vice President of Care Delivery at Memora Health. Dr. Colbert has served in various leadership roles including Senior Medical Director for Delivery System Innovation and Analytics at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), the VP of Population Health for Benevera Health, and Senior Medical Director for Population Health at Verisk Health. Dr. Colbert has also served as a core faculty member of the Brookings Institution ACO Learning Network. He was the lead author of a 2014 Brookings Institution report entitled Adopting Accountable Care: An Implementation Guide for Physician Practices.

He received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and his medical degree from Stanford University. He completed a primary care internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as well as a fellowship in medical research and health policy at the New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Colbert maintains an active clinical practice, and he holds faculty appointments at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Ariadne Labs, and Harvard Medical School. In 2015 he was selected by MedTech Boston as one of 40 healthcare innovators under age 40. He lives in Newton, MA with his wife and children.

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