Thought Leader, Patient Engagement

Griffin Myers, MD, MBA

Founder and Chief Medical Officer
Oak Street Health


Dr. Griffin Myers, Chief Medical Officer, is a board-certified physician responsible for the excellence of health care delivery at Oak Street Health. Oak Street Health is a growing organization of primary care centers serving adults on Medicare in the Midwest. Dr. Myers is also a co-founder of the company.

At Oak Street Health, Dr. Myers has successfully guided the company’s growth into additional markets and explores additional partnerships to broaden the company’s reach. He has built the medical group and developed an innovative clinical informatics program. He is a frequent speaker and publisher on behalf of the company and a rising voice in the health care industry.

Prior to Oak Street Health, Dr. Myers was a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he did his Residency and a Resident Physician at Brigham and Women’s and Mass General Hospitals. He also worked as a Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group.

Dr. Myers is BS graduate of Davidson College, has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business,  and an MD from The Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and an Adjunct Instructor of emergency medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Myers is also a Fellow at Doximity and a Presidential Leadership Scholar.

Dr. Myers lives in Chicago with his wife. When not working, he enjoys making craft cocktails and training for Iron Man competitions.

Patient Engagement 2017

My Favorite Slide: When Patients Are Prevented from Engaging

If patient engagement is about action, why don’t we let them speak?

Leadership 2016

Therapeutic Illusion — A Common Language for Physicians and Executives

Mistakes made in the boardroom can have the same consequences as mistakes in the exam room.

Patient Engagement 2016

My Favorite Slide: Health Care Starts with Patient Access

How insurance coverage options affect access and payment ability.

Patient Engagement 2016

How Can Ninjas Save Primary Care?

Ninjas — elite informatics specialists who work as core members of care teams at Chicago-based Oak Street Health — are responsible for making sure that all clinical information is in the right place at the right time, allowing for care delivery that is evidence based, effective, and patient centered.

New Marketplace 2015

Caring for Older Adults in a Value-Based Model

Using patient stratification and more primary care visits, Chicago-based Oak Street Health aims to reduce hospitalizations.

Patient Engagement 2016

Physician Attire and Patient Preference: Evidence-Based Guidance for Choosing a Dress Code

What clinicians wear to work might matter more today than ever before.

Patient Engagement 2016

What We’re Reading: When Breath Becomes Air

An important reminder that someday we’ll become patients, too.

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