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Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP, FACP, is Senior Vice President, Ascension, and President, Ascension Medical Group. In this role, Dr. Yehia is focused on clinician engagement, well-being, and development and advancing AMG’s care model portfolio and virtual care strategy. Previously, Dr. Yehia led enterprise-wide initiatives to improve community health and clinical integration at Johns Hopkins Medicine and served as the first Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
A nationally recognized expert in health disparities and HIV medicine, Dr. Yehia has published over 150 articles, abstracts and chapters in leading journals. Dr. Yehia received his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of Florida, completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and infectious diseases fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Masters in Public Policy from Princeton University and Masters of Science in Health Policy Research from the University of Pennsylvania.