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Yele Aluko MD, MBA

EY Americas Chief Medical Officer

Proven MD/MBA physician executive and corporate leader with astute clinical and business healthcare industry expertise and insight.

Office Charlotte, US

Dr. Yele Aluko is the chief medical officer in EY Americas Business Consulting Health Sector. He is a proven physician executive and leader, with 25 years of clinical and administrative health system experience prior to joining Ernst & Young LLP in 2016. He advises health system clients on strategy, business and clinical operations providing C-Suite executives insight on health industry megatrends and enterprise growth opportunities. He is a member of the EY COVID-19 Pandemic Response Team where he advises EY leadership on return-to-workplace strategies that prioritize the health and safety of its employees. As a member of the EY COVID-19 Enterprise Resiliency Team, he provides client insight on return-to-work strategies and solutions designed to preserve workforce well-being and safety during and in the aftermath of COVID-19. He is a leader in the development of the EY Point of View on Health Equity and has designed solutions for clients seeking competencies relevant to elimination of health disparities and achieving health equity.

As chief medical officer, he is a leader within EY physician enterprise operations and clinical integration practice where he assists health care system clients in physician engagement and alignment, provider accountability for value delivery, and defining and maximizing physician enterprise value for health care systems. He has supported organizations as they transition to integrated service line models of care delivery and recognizes the medical group’s impact on driving clinical quality initiatives.

He is a former structural heart cardiologist and senior vice president of heart and vascular services at a 15-hospital integrated regional health care system in the southeast USA. His responsibilities included governance of an enterprise-wide clinical strategy overseeing cardiovascular service line vision, growth, clinical integration, physician alignment and standardization of clinical, operational and business processes.

He obtained his doctor of medicine from the University College Hospital, Nigeria. He trained in internal medicine and cardiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University and in invasive and interventional cardiology at Cornell University and University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is board certified by the Canadian Board of Internal Medicine and is triple-board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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