Kavita Patel Named a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum

patelk_blogBrookings Fellow Kavita Patel, managing director for clinical transformation and delivery at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform and a practicing physician with Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. The WEF describes its honorees this way:

The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a multistakeholder community of exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Each year, the World Economic Forum identifies 200-300 extraordinary individuals worldwide. Together, they form a powerful international community that can dramatically impact the global future.

Learn more about the 2014 class of Young Global Leaders at

Dr. Patel is a frequent contributor of research and ideas for health care and social policy, including:

• Addressing the Health and Social Needs of the Criminal Justice-Involved
What $7.25 Will Get You in 2014: Reflecting on the Minimum Wage and the State of the Union
The Future of Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care

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