BioDr. Sara Selig is an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Harvard Medical School. She has spent more than two decades advancing health equity in the US and globally including working with the Ministries of Health in Zimbabwe, Egypt and Kenya.
Sara co-founded the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) Program, the US affiliate of Partners In Health (PIH) focused on achieving health equity among American Indian/Alaska Natives. She serves as Senior Technical Advisor with PIH supporting Indigenous, city, county and state Covid-19 response teams to implement more equitable responses as well as stronger and more equitable public health systems.
She received her BA from Oberlin College, her MD from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and her MPH from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. She is a graduate of the Hiatt Residency in Global Health Equity and Internal Medicine at BWH.
Professional Interests & Expertise
Advocacy,Coaching and Mentoring,Community Health,Community Organizing,Community Partners,Disease Control and Prevention,Health Systems,Healthcare Innovation and Transformation,Indigenous Health,Non-Profit,Outreach and Education,Policy/Advocacy,Public Health,Quality Improvement,Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,Rural Health