OCTOBER 16-18, 2019



October 16-18, 2019 | Boston, MA

J. Nwando Olayiwola

Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, FAAFP is Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she is also the co-Director/Founder of the National Center for Primary Care Innovation and Transformation and Chief of Family Health Services in one of the nation's largest academic family medicine departments. Prior to this role, she served as the inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for RubiconMD, a leading eConsult platform that improves primary care access to specialty care for underserved patients. In this role, she worked to better integrate eConsults into primary care settings across the nation using principles of practice transformation and implementation science, and she co-created the nation's first Clinical Transformation University and Clinical Transformation Specialist Certification Program© to train a cadre of cross-functional leaders in effective health technology adoption, implementation or expansion. She also created a novel and registered model, the Clinical Transformation in Technology™ framework, to clinically transform primary care delivery settings and empower high value technology integration. This model was published in the Harvard Health Policy Review in February 2019 as a change management approach for primary care. Dr. Olayiwola is one of a very small number of physicians and women of color bridging healthcare and health technology leadership.Dr. Olayiwola has been a leader in harnessing technology to increase access to care for underserved and disenfranchised populations and is an expert in the areas of health systems reform, practice transformation, health information technology and primary care redesign. In April 2019, she received the Woman of the Year Award from the American Telemedicine Association. In August 2019, she received the Alumni Achievement Award from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and in October 2019, she received the Public Health Innovator Award from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Olayiwola was a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard Medical School from 2004 to 2005. During this fellowship and leadership training, she received her master's degree in public health with a concentration in health policy from the Harvard School of Public Health and was also a Presidential Scholar. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition/Pre-Medicine at the Ohio State University, Summa Cum Laude and With Distinction, and her medical degree from the Ohio State University/ Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She completed her residency training in family medicine at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital, where she was a Chief Resident. In 2013, she was inducted into the American College of Physician Executives after completing the Certified Physician Executive program in 2012. Dr. Olayiwola is married and has two school-aged children.

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