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Rebecca Cunningham, MD

Senior Medical Director of Primary Care

Dr. Rebecca Cunningham

Rebecca Cunningham, MD, is the Senior Medical Director of Primary Care at Mass General Brigham, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a practicing primary care physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to Mass General Brigham, she was the Associate Chief Medical Officer for the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization, where her work focused on improving quality and clinical outcomes for complex patients through care redesign, population health management and physician engagement—including leading the implementation and growth of the Integrated Care Management Program (iCMP) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as the design and launch of Medicaid ACO clinical programs.

Dr. Cunningham leads the portfolio of programs related to quality and patient experience in primary care across Mass General Brigham, including the electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) program, the advanced primary care model, behavioral health integration and substance use disorders (SUDs) programs. She leads United Against Racism initiatives within primary care to improve health equity and chronic disease outcomes by addressing social determinants of health through the support of expanded multidisciplinary care teams. Dr. Cunningham maintains a clinical practice at the Phyllis Jen Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and serves as Clerkship Director for the Harvard Medical School Primary Care Clerkship.

Dr. Cunningham received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her internship, residency and chief residency in primary care internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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