Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Management, MetroPlusHealth
Dr. Amanda Parsons amassed extensive experience in physician leadership, population health management and health strategies, as well as management consulting, before joining MetroPlus as DCMO, where she oversees care management (Medicaid/Medicare), Managed Long Term Care, Children’s Special Services and MHP’s Social Determinants of Health (SDH) programs. She was formerly Vice President of Community & Population Health at Montefiore Health System where she directed community interventions aimed at improving health and wellness of patients, staff, and communities. She led Montefiore’s Bronx DSRIP activities and managed the design and implementation of programs including chronic disease pathways, transitions of care planning and social determinants of health screening/intervention. Prior to that, she was Deputy Commissioner of the Division of Health Care Access and Improvement at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) where she was responsible for the Primary Care Information Project, Correctional Health Services, Primary Care Access, and Planning, as well as IT, Finance, Admin and Legal bureaus.
Dr. Parsons previously worked for McKinsey & Company as an Engagement Manager serving health care clients. She earned her M.D. and M.B.A from Columbia University.
Dr. Parsons has served on numerous boards and is now the Board Chair of VIP Community Services in the Bronx. She is a recipient of Crain’s 2015 “40 Under 40” award and 2019 “Notable Women in Health Care” award.