Laura Sessums

Laura Sessums, MD, JD, is the Chief Care Transformation, Medical Director at Anthem since 2019. In 2013, she joined the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) as the Director of the Division of Advanced Primary Care. At CMMI, she oversees the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) and CPC+ initiatives. Previously, she worked in academic medicine as a clinician-educator, mostly at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (as a civilian), where she served as the Chief of the General Medicine Section. Her professional activities have been in the areas of healthcare policy and advocacy, medical education, senior medical administrative leadership, and scholarship at the intersection of law and medicine. Her research has focused on primary care, particularly ethical and legal domains.  She is a practicing general internist and a former lawyer.

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