Full Name
Robert Fields
Job Title
EVP Chief Clinical Officer
Organization Name
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Speaker Bio
Dr. Robert Fields is a family medicine physician and serves as the EVP, Chief Clinical Officer at Beth Israel Lahey Health a Harvard affiliated, 14 hospital system in Boston, MA. In this role, Dr. Fields leads system efforts for quality and safety as well as the strategy and operations for primary care, behavioral health, and post-acute service lines. He also leads the system’s 1115 Medicaid waiver response while also advising on various population health initiatives. Until February of 2022, Rob was the EVP and Chief Population Health Officer at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City where he led population health and managed care.

Dr. Fields began his career as an independent primary care physician with a particular concentration on underserved Latino patients in Western North Carolina. He came to Mount Sinai in March of 2018 as the SVP and CMO for Population Health and led the redesign of clinical operations for value including care management, quality programs, remote monitoring and condition management, social determinants, and other aspects of the system’s population health strategy. He was promoted to Chief Population Health Officer in 2021 where in addition to his previous role, he developed the contracting and strategic pricing strategy for the system and led Mount Sinai’s direct to employer business. He recently joined Beth Israel Lahey Health in March 2023.

Dr. Fields has previously served as the Board Chair of the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) and the Board of America’s Physician Groups (APG) and Healthfirst. He is also a member or chair for various national committees on quality and measure development for the National Quality Foundation and CMS. He earned his medical degree from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine, and completed a Family Medicine Residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Fields earned his Master of Health Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Robert Fields