Kameron Leigh Matthews MD, JD, FAAFP is the Chief Health Officer of Cityblock Health, a transformative, value-based healthcare provider integrating medical, behavioral, and social services for Medicaid and dually eligible and low-income Medicare beneficiaries. A board-certified Family Physician, Dr. Matthews has focused her career on underserved and vulnerable communities, having held multiple leadership roles in correctional medicine, federally qualified health centers, and managed care. Most recently at the Veterans Health Administration, she led transformational efforts focused on integrated, Veteran-centered models of care including the implementation of the MISSION Act of 2018 and the EHR modernization effort. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. She is a member of the sixth class of the Aspen Institute's Health Innovators Fellowship. She received her bachelor's degree at Duke University, her medical degree at Johns Hopkins University, and her law degree at the University of Chicago. As a passion outside of work, she co-founded and co-direct the Tour for Diversity in Medicine, an initiative seeking to bring premedical enrichment activities to underrepresented minority high school and undergraduate students across the country.

Authored by Kameron Leigh Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP

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Health Equity Experts Weigh In: Recommendations for Building Up a Diverse and Inclusive Health Care and Health Services Research Workforce

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s rule on race in college admissions, experts offer five recommendations to maintain diversity and foster inclusion in college admissions and the broader HSR workforce.