Jeffrey L. Kang MD, MPH ’81 has been named senior vice president of health and wellness services and solutions at Walgreens Pharmacy, Health and Wellness. Previously, Kang was chief medical officer at Cigna. There he was responsible for health strategy and policy for the health insurer’s medical, pharmacy, and behavioral products. He also oversaw Cigna’s pay-for-performance programs and patient-centered medical home and accountable care organizations.
Before joining Cigna in 2002, Kang was chief clinical officer at the Health Care Financing Administration (now the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services). He has also served as chief medical officer for the federal Office of Managed Care and on the faculty at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School.