Catherine MacLean, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the Weil Cornell Medical College, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Value Medical Officer at the Hospital for Special Surgery, where she leads the development and execution of
strategies to measure, report and improve health care value. She is a nationally recognized expert on healthcare quality and value with a diverse leadership experience including strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of
population health, quality and value programs in her current role and previously as an executive at Anthem; a principal investigator on numerous academic research projects at UCLA and RAND; and as a director, chair or participant on
numerous national boards, committees and panels related to health care quality and value.
Dr. MacLean obtained her MD from Washington University, St. Louis. She completed training in internal medicine at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and in rheumatology at UCLA’s Center for the Health Sciences. She obtained her
PhD in health services from UCLA’s School of Public Health.