Dr. Michael Sherman serves as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. He works with physicians and health care organizations to achieve sustainable improvements in cost and quality. He has focused the organization on introducing innovative, outcomes-based reimbursement models and developing outcomes-based payment agreements. Dr. Sherman is the chair of the Board of Managers of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and also serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), the Board of Directors and as co-President of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association, the Board of Advisors for the Harvard Business School Healthcare Initiative, and Board of Overseers for Boston’s Museum of Science. Prior to joining Harvard Pilgrim, Dr. Sherman served as Corporate Medical Director, Physician Strategies, for Humana and held several leadership positions with UnitedHealth Group, Thomson Medstat (now IBM Truven), HealthAllies and Immusol. Dr. Sherman holds a B.A. in anthropology and natural sciences and an M.S. in biomedical anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his M.D. from Yale and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.