Dr. Michael Sherman serves as chief medical officer and senior vice president for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. In this role, he is accountable for Harvard Pilgrim’s medical trend management, provider engagement strategy, medical informatics, wellness and health promotion initiatives, care and disease management services, pharmacy services, NCQA accreditation and quality and utilization management programs. He also serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine, as chair of the Board of Managers of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and as a mentor for emerging physician executives enrolled in the AHIP Executive Leadership Program. Prior to joining Harvard Pilgrim, Dr. Sherman held leadership roles at Humana, UnitedHealth Group, and Thomson Medstat (now Truven). He holds a B.A. and an M.S. in Biomedical Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and received his M.D. from Yale and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Dr. Sherman is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and American Board of Medical Management, and he practiced as a cardiac anesthesiologist prior to pursuing his MBA. A fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, Dr. Sherman was also appointed by Governor Deval Patrick to represent the health plan perspective on the Massachusetts Statewide Quality Advisory Committee. Dr. Sherman is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences and has lectured as part of the Harvard Business School executive education program on value measurement in healthcare.