Dr. Jay Fathi
Cambia Grove provides a critical forum for innovation in the most complex business in America-health care. We must not only collaborate, but continue to push to get outside our 'comfort zones' to improve efficiencies, quality, outcomes, and equity in our health care system.
Jay Fathi is a family physician and recognized community and health care leader across Washington State. After serving for 12 years as a full spectrum family doctor at the 45th Street Community Health Center, he founded and served as the Senior Medical Director of Community Health at Swedish Health Services. Jay then helped lead the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Washington as President and CEO of Coordinated Care, a managed care health plan that provided health coverage to over 250,000 mostly low income individuals across Washington state, including all 25,000 children, youth, and young adults in foster care.
Jay holds an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has served on numerous local, state, and national boards and committees, and has been recognized locally and nationally for teaching, leadership, and dedication to the health and well being of the underserved. Jay also works as a consultant and advisor to numerous provider, social service, government, labor, and non-profit organizations working towards system improvements and health equity.