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Dr. Adam Meyers

Dr. Adam Myers has the great fortune of having served in nearly every component of the health care delivery system and is a frequent advisor, speaker, and advocate in key conversations at all levels. Most recently, he served as chief clinical transformation officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, where he drove clinical and operational transformation across the BCBS System serving 115 million members in the U.S. alone. Additionally, Myers served as chief medical officer of the Blues’ Federal Employee Program, which covers more than 5.8 million members across all 50 states and abroad. A longtime advocate for community health and health equity, Myers helps set the vision for the Blues’ efforts to create a more equitable and affordable system of health focused on outcomes.

Prior to joining the association in September 2021, Myers served as the Cleveland Clinic’s chief of population health and director of the Cleveland Clinic Community Care program, where he provided leadership to a wide variety of clinical, operational, research, training and strategic efforts. In addition, he led the clinic’s care model redesign strategy, their home care and virtual implementation strategy, the community and public health strategy, and the Diversity Inclusion and Racial Equity Council. Previously, he served in senior clinical and operational leadership roles at several large health systems, including Texas Health Resources, Southwestern Health Resources and Methodist Health System.

A New York City native, Myers is board-certified in family medicine and was in private practice in Oklahoma for more than 10 years. He served on the faculty of the University of Oklahoma obstetrics and gynecology department teaching obstetrics and has earned the status of Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives, The American Institute of Healthcare Quality and the American Association of Family Physicians. He holds additional board certification in healthcare quality management and patient safety and is a certified professional in healthcare risk management. He is past chair of the American Hospital Association board-level Committee for Clinical Leadership and has held board positions with both the Health Care Transformation Task Force and The Joint Commission.  He currently serves as a Health Evolution Fellow and is chair of their health equity initiative.

Myers received his undergraduate degree from Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, where he graduated from Louisiana State University Medical Center. He completed his residency with In His Image Family Practice Residency at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla., and completed fellowship in Advanced Obstetrics at the University of Oklahoma obstetrics and gynecology department. He also completed a master’s in healthcare management from Harvard University.

On a personal level, he and his wife Melissa share 6 children and one absolutely adorable sheepadoodle named Pepper.

"BrightFocus Foundation has long been at the forefront of progress on many neurodegenerative diseases. Our aging population makes continued progress even more essential and impactful. I am honored and thrilled to join the efforts in ensuring a brighter future together."