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Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Geisinger

Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, is Geisinger’s executive vice president and chief medical officer. A Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Ryu previously served as President of Integrated Care Delivery for Humana in Louisville, Ky., where he was responsible for Humana’s owned and joint ventured care delivery practices, as well as Transcend, a management services organization assisting affiliated practices to adopt population health under value-based reimbursement.

Prior to Humana, he served as the chief medical officer at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System in Chicago. Dr. Ryu has also held various leadership roles at Kaiser-Permanente, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and as a White House Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He was also a practicing corporate healthcare attorney in the Los Angeles office of the firm McDermott, Will & Emery.

Dr. Ryu has served in various advisory roles including board positions with MCCI and JenCare, both clinic/MSO organizations managing the financing and delivery of care for Medicare Advantage members under full-risk payment models. He has also served on the board of directors of the White House Fellows Foundation and Association.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his medical and law degrees from The University of Chicago. Dr. Ryu completed his internship and residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
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