Name: Deb Edberg
Previous title: Associate professor and director of graduate medical education development, Rush University
New title: Chief wellness officer, Oak Street Health
Value-based medical network Oak Street Health has named its first chief wellness officer. Deb Edberg will take on the role effective immediately, the Chicago-based company said Friday.
Edberg, who joined Oak Street as a physician in 2019, will be responsible for ensuring Oak Street fosters a supportive and healthy workplace for its doctors, according to a release. Previously, Edberg worked to develop education and residency programs in the family medicine departments of Rush University and Northwestern.
“Dr. Edberg’s deep knowledge of Oak Street Health’s value-based care model, combined with her experience pioneering new programming, make her particularly suited for this role,” said Julie Silverstein, Oak Street’s chief medical officer of care delivery, in a statement.