Photo of Andrea Gelzer Dr. Andrea Gelzer (AmeriHealth Caritas)

Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, AmeriHealth Caritas

Andrea GelzerM.D., M.S., FACP has had the roles of senior vice president of medical affairs and corporate chief medical officer at AmeriHealth Caritas for more than a decadeAt AmeriHealth Caritas, she has been responsible for the development of the company’s integrated care management model, deployed new approaches to alternative/value-based provider payment, developed many innovative population health management strategies for vulnerable populations, and built corporate infrastructure to sustain significant growthShe serves as the key clinical spokesperson and policy advocate for the company.  

Dr. Gelzer currently serves on several influential industry committees, including the Health and Human Service (HHS) Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (LAN) Care Transformation Forum (CTF), the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC) Steering Committee, and the executive committee for the Gravity Project. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors of HealthShare Exchange (HSX), Philadelphia’s regional health information exchange.  

Dr. Gelzer earned her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, her Doctor of Medicine from St. George’s University, and a Master’s degree in preventive medicine/administrative medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in clinical informatics.  


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