Elizabeth H. Johnson, MD, MS, FACP

President, Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care

About Elizabeth H. Johnson, MD, MS, FACP

As President of Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care (BILHPC), Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Johnson leads strategy, operations, safety, quality, and clinical programs for the organization's 87 practice sites and 500 employed providers who deliver care to more than 420,000 patients across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

Dr. Johnson's appointment as President in July 2022 expands the responsibilities she took on when she first joined BILHPC as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President in March 2020. Throughout 2021, she also served as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President for the Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network, BILH's unified clinically integrated network that manages payor contracting and collaboration, care management and population health activities. Prior to BILH, Dr. Johnson served as President and CEO of MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization, CEO of Maine Medical Center Physician-Hospital Organization, Chief Medical Officer at Martin's Point Health Care, and Chief of Internal Medicine and Adult Urgent Care at the Kenmore Center of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Boston.

Dr. Johnson earned her bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and a Master in Health Care Management from Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She did her internal medicine internship and residency training at Maine Medical Center.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Onpoint Health Data, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners Physician Council, recently served on Coverys Board of Directors, and was a founding Board member of AMH Health, LLC  a Medicare Advantage joint venture with Anthem and MaineHealth. In addition to practicing primary care, she serves as Clinical Assistant Professor for Tufts University School of Medicine, was formerly on the TUSM MaineTrack Admissions Committee and currently is an Instructor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Johnson, her husband and two sons reside in Wellesley.