Lisa Bielamowicz, MD
State of the Union 2019: Future of Health Care and Importance of Philanthropy
Wednesday, March 27 | 8:30 AM
Lisa Bielamowicz, MD is the Co-Founder and President of Gist Healthcare, a strategic advisory service that provides guidance to health care industry leaders.
A national expert on health care strategy, Lisa is known for being able to distill actionable insight from complex and conflicting market forces. Whether speaking to an audience of hundreds or working with an executive team, her passion is increasing the pace of transformation in health care.
Presenting at over 75 board meetings, leadership retreats, industry conferences, and executive strategy sessions annually, Lisa brings energetic, provocative discussion to every forum she leads. She is a frequent keynote speaker, and is regularly consulted by media, quoted in the New York Times, Modern Healthcare, Wall Street Journal, and Health Affairs.
Lisa’s work combines national-level insight with a deep understanding of local market dynamics and system strength. A trusted advisor to dozens of health systems and medical groups, executives call on Lisa to provide critical guidance on system strategy and investments, and to serve as a partner in developing consensus toward a common vision.
Prior to founding Gist, Lisa was Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of the Advisory Board, where she led the firm’s strategy and clinical research for over a decade and was the primary author of many publications on health system and physician strategy, population health and care transformation.
As a physician Lisa brings a clinical lens to her work and has a deep understanding of the dynamics of physician practice. She trained in diagnostic radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. A Howard Hughes fellow, she researched memory and learning using functional MRI at the National Institutes of Mental Health. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Rice University and received her MD with highest honors from Baylor College of Medicine, graduating first in her class.