MD, MHCM, Chief Medical Officer
Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization
Dr. Sarika Aggarwal is a board-certified internist with extensive experience developing population health management strategies and programs, redesigning health care delivery systems, and improving quality and efficiency of patient services.
As Chief Medical Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), an Accountable Care Organization, Sarika leads the organization’s clinical vision. In this role, she provides medical oversight, expertise, and leadership to ensure BIDCO delivers high-quality health care services and innovative population health management and quality programs and tools to its diverse physician and hospital network.
Sarika is a practicing internist with more than 20 years’ experience and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UMass Medical School. She has also served as Medical Director of the Office of Clinical Integration at UMass Memorial Health Care where she worked to help UMass attain the capabilities of an Accountable Care Organization. She is a Board Member for the Health Foundation of Massachusetts, and has served as a mentor for entrepreneurial start-up companies with Village Capital VentureWell, a Member of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Quality Committee, a Member of the Health Plan Counsel for Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, and a Board Member for Myers Primary Care.
Prior to joining BIDCO, Sarika was Senior Vice President of Population Health and Chief Medical Officer at xG Health Solutions, a subsidiary of Geisinger Health System. At xG Health Solutions, she led a team of clinicians who leveraged Geisinger Health System best practices to work with clients on clinical delivery redesign. She helped design and implement clinical models in Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial populations at health systems and health plans to improve care management and coordination across the continuum. Sarika previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Fallon Health where she led medical management for all lines of business. During her tenure at Fallon Health, Sarika worked with the clinical team to create innovative models for the senior and under-65 dual eligible populations.
Sarika completed her medical residency in internal medicine at UMass Memorial, earned her medical degree from Grant Medical College of Bombay University, and received her Master’s in Healthcare Management from Harvard University. In 2014, she was named one of the Worcester Business Journal’s “Business Women of the Year.”