Emmanuel Mensah, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer, Wilmington Hospital

Emmanuel Mensah, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer, Wilmington Hospital

Emmanuel Mensah, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer, Wilmington Hospital
Emmanuel Mensah, M.D., MBA

Emmanuel Mensah, M.D., MBA, has been appointed chief medical officer of ChristianaCare’s Wilmington Hospital, effective January 2024.

In this role, Dr. Mensah serves as the senior physician executive of Wilmington Hospital, responsible for quality, safety, care standardization, clinical outcomes and patient experience across the continuum of care. He works to be the liaison between the medical staff, operational leadership and the community.

Throughout his career, Dr. Mensah has developed an interest and expertise in health equity and disparities, quality improvement and health system design, with a focus on global health and developing countries. He works to contribute to the development of health care systems to address the burden of various diseases locally and around the world and is currently a member of the Africa CDC/African Union High-Level Advisory Committee on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD), Injuries and Mental Health.

Prior to joining ChristianaCare, Dr. Mensah served as managing director of the Center for Integration Science in Global Health Equity, a World Health Organization Collaborating Center, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and Firm Chief in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He also developed initiatives to increase diversity at BIDMC as the director of mentorship for underrepresented in medicine trainees.

For his outstanding contributions to education, Dr. Mensah received multiple teaching awards at BIDMC/Harvard Medical School – most notably, he was recognized with Harvard Medical School’s 2022 Charles McCabe Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching. His work improving health systems and addressing disparities led to his nomination as one of the 40 under 40 Leaders in Minority Health by the National Minority Quality Forum in 2019.

He previously also worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company working with various health systems globally.

Dr. Mensah earned his medical degree and MBA from Harvard University He completed his internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, where he was recognized with the Jeffrey E. Silver Resident Award. He studied mathematics and biology at Dartmouth College.

He reports to LeRoi Hicks, M.D., MPH, FACP, executive director for the Wilmington campus.

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