Chief Medical Officer and General Manager of Healthcare, Salesforce
Panelist, Invest for Health 2016
Joshua Newman, M.D., M.S.H.S., is Chief Medical Officer and General Manager of Healthcare at Salesforce. Dr. Newman has a 15-year history in Health IT, having designed, built, and managed web applications that have been used to digitalize medical residency administration, billing, and clinical care, to promote collaboration between physicians, and to ease the adoption of electronic medical records systems.
In his current role at Salesforce, he leads the strategy and cross-functional efforts on the company’s health products, develops partner and customer presence on the Salesforce development platform, and enables health applications for non-profit organizations through the Salesforce Foundation.
Prior to Salesforce, he worked as a practicing physician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA with a research focus on health information technology.
Dr. Newman received his MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Advocate Illinois Masonic/UIC program. He completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, a postgraduate fellowship at UCLA, and received an MSHS degree in Health Services. He is a member of a number of professional organizations around medicine and technology.