Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, FACOG, is Chief Medical Officer of Maven Clinic, the world's largest virtual clinic and first "unicorn" technology company for women's and family health. He is also a visiting scientist at Harvard Medical School where he previously served as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive biology.
As a physician-scientist, Dr. Shah has written landmark academic papers on maternal health and health care policy, and contributed to four books, including as senior author of Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (McGraw-Hill), which industry leaders have called "an instant classic" and "a masterful primer for all clinicians." He is listed among the "40 smartest people in health care" by the Becker's Hospital Review.
As a public advocate, Dr. Shah's work to build trustworthy health care systems has earned numerous honors, including the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Humanitarian of the Year Award from the March of Dimes. He is featured in the films Aftershock, which won the Special Jury Prize for Impact at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, and The Color of Care from the Smithsonian Channel and Executive Producer Oprah Winfrey. Dr. Shah founded the nonprofits Costs of Care and March for Moms, as well as the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Ariadne Labs, a research and social impact program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Shah currently serves on the advisory board of the National Institutes of Health, Office of Women's Health Research.