50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom
Senior vice president of community health and equity, and chief wellness and diversity officer,
Henry Ford Health System
Wisdom leads efforts at the health system to address the social determinants of health, including reducing infant death rates among African American infants. HHS Secretary Alex Azar last year appointed her to an Office of Minority Health advisory committee, and she serves as the 2020 chair of the American Hospital Association’s Institute of Diversity and Health Equity. She’s appeared with local and national leaders to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on communities of color and that’s shed a light on systemic issues that need to be addressed.