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Joseph Betancourt

President, The Commonwealth Fund

Joseph Betancourt is president of the Commonwealth Fund. Previously, Betancourt was senior vice president for Equity and Community Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, overseeing the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Disparities Solutions Center, Center for Community Health Improvement, and centers focused on gun violence prevention, community health innovation, immigrant health, and global health. As the Disparities Solutions Center’s founding director, Betancourt partnered with over 400 heath care organizations to improve quality, address disparities, and achieve equity. He is an author of over 80 peer-reviewed articles and has served on several Institute of Medicine committees, including those that produced the seminal report Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Betancourt is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a board-certified internist, focusing on Spanish-speaking and minority populations. He is a Fellow of the Aspen Institute's Health Innovators Fellowship. (The Commonwealth Fund is a 2023 Festival Underwriter)

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