Harry Leider, MD, MBA, FACPE

Chief Medical Officer, Walgreens

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Harry Leider, MD, MBA has over 20 years experience as a physician executive in a variety of innovative healthcare organizations. He currently is the Chief Medical Officer and Group Vice President of Walgreens, and in this role is responsible for ensuring enterprise-wide health and wellness service offerings and outcomes that provide customer value and improve patient lives.  Prior to joining Walgreens, Dr. Leider was Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Ameritox, a national specialty laboratory that provides medication monitoring services to physicians that treat chronic pain and serious mental illness.  Prior to his role at Ameritox,  he was Chief Medical Officer of XLHealth, a national Disease Management company and Medicare health plan that served seniors with common chronic illnesses.

In addition to his extensive background in disease management, and healthcare consulting, Dr Leider has broad experience in managed care.  He served as the Chief Medical Officer for HealthNet, a large hospital-owned managed care organization, and was a physician executive at Harvard Community Health Plan, one of the nation’s leading physician directed health plans.

Dr. Leider speaks frequently to national audiences and is a core faculty member for the American College of Physician Executives where he also served as a recent past-President and Board Chairman.  His publications appear in journals and books including: the Essentials of Medical Management and Practicing Medicine in the 21st Century.  He serves on the editorial boards of: Physician Executive, and the Journal of Population Health Management.  Dr. Leider is a founding board member of the Disease Management Association of America (DMAA) and served on the Board of the Institute of Aging at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Leider obtained a BA from Pennsylvania State University, an MD from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MBA from the University Of Washington Foster School Of Business.  He also served for six years as an attending physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and faculty member at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Leider is currently a Professional Faculty Member of the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.