Jay Bhatt, DO
Jay Bhatt is a physician executive, internist, geriatrician and public health innovator. As managing director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and the Deloitte Health Equity Institute, Dr. Bhatt directs the research, insights and eminence agenda across the life sciences and healthcare industry while driving high-impact collaborations to advance health equity. He is a prominent thought leader on the issues of health equity, healthcare transformation, public health and innovation. Passionate about patient care, Dr. Bhatt practices in community health centers in Chicago. Prior to joining Deloitte, he was senior vice president/CMO at the American Hospital Association. While there, in addition to his enterprise role, he served as president of the Health Research and Educational Trust and helped lead the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. His early work in healthcare involved practicing primary care at Erie Family Health Center, sitting on the faculty at Northwestern Medicine, acting as chief health officer of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association, and serving as managing deputy commissioner and chief innovation officer for the Chicago Department of Public Health. Dr. Bhatt earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago; a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago; and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Zuckerman and Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Policy Fellow. He is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics.