Dr. Judith Steinberg is the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine and the Senior Director of the Office of Healthcare Innovation & Quality in Commonwealth Medicine’s Center for Health Policy and Research. She leads the team at UMass Medical School that is implementing the MA statewide, multi-payer Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Initiative and the team at MassHealth that is designing the clinical model for the MassHealth Primary Care Payment Reform Initiative. She is also leading a statewide end of life care project. Dr. Steinberg is a Clinical Associate Professor in the departments of Medicine and Family Medicine and Community Health at UMass Medical School.
Before joining UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine, Dr. Steinberg served as the Medical Director of Neponset Health Center in Boston. Prior to that, she was the HIV Program Director at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. She was an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Boston Medical Center, as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She continues to practice medicine at Neponset Health Center and at UMass Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Steinberg is a member of the National Association of Community Health Centers, and serves as a member of its Clinical Practice and Program Committee and the HIV and Behavioral Health Committee. She serves on several committees and boards in MA and RI, focusing on quality improvement, primary care, payment reform, public health and global health. She presents locally and nationally on the PCMH, behavioral health and primary care integration, and HIV care and the PCMH.
Dr. Steinberg received her medical degree from the University of Texas at Dallas Southwestern Medical School, and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston and an infectious disease fellowship at Beth Israel/Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Boston. In 2007-2008 she was a Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellow in Minority Health Policy and in 2008 received a MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston.