GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Rebecca Weintraub, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, associate physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and on the faculty of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. She serves as the associate director of the Harvard Global Health Institute and faculty director of the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University. Dr. Weintraub is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She has led the research and development of Cases in Global Health Delivery, a collection of 35 Harvard Business School case studies with Harvard Business Publishing, available online at no cost to the public and taught at over 500 schools of medicine, public health, and business.
Since 2008, Dr. Weintraub has led GHDonline.org, a network of virtual communities that connects 15,000+ health professionals from more than 180 countries and 5,000 organizations. Her research on value-based health care delivery has been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Global Fund, World Health Organization, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dr. Weintraub co-founded Jumpstart, the national AmeriCorps program reaching more than 50,000 preschoolers and their communities. She serves as a technical advisor to Ashoka, promoting the work of health entrepreneurs and as a board member of several nongovernmental organizations. In 2014, the World Economic Forum honored Dr. Weintraub as a Young Global Leader. Dr. Weintraub graduated from Yale University, Stanford School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Surgery at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Rural Kenya. The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, January 1, 2015
Healthcare (Amsterdam, Netherlands), March 18, 2014
Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, March 1, 2014
GHDonline.org: an innovative technology to leverage the
wisdom of the crowds and improve global health delivery, January 1, 2014
Globalization and health, November 7, 2013
GHD029: Partners In Health in Neno, Malawi. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., July 1, 2013
GHD027: Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Nyanza Province, Kenya. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHDC04: Cases in Global Health Delivery Glossary. [Concept note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHDC06: HIV Prevention. [Concept note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., October 1, 2012
GHD026: Electronic Medical Records at the ISS Clinic in Mbarara, Uganda. [Case study and teaching note]. Boston: Harvard Business Publishing., May 1, 2012