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Djinge Lindsay, MD, MPH

Director, Public Health, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Djinge Lindsay, MD, MPH is a board-certified family physician and Director of Public Health at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. In this role, she leads strategy for CareFirst’s goals to achieve equitable health outcomes for members and the local community and engagement with and support of public health systems. For nearly two decades, Dr. Lindsay has worked to promote health equity and reduce disparities through various roles in the health system. Prior to her current role, she served as Medical Director with CareFirst Community Health Plan, District of Columbia where she provided medical management oversight for Medicaid-insured special populations (adults with special health care needs, perinatal and early intervention). She has practiced as a primary care physician within the largest integrated health care delivery system in the nation and served as the Deputy Director for Community Health at the District of Columbia Department of Health, where she led strategic development, implementation and evaluation for a $70 million program portfolio consisting of more than 80 public health programs. In addition to her work with CareFirst, Dr. Lindsay is a member of the Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and serves on the Board of Directors for BEST Kids, a DC-based non-profit dedicated to supporting youth in foster care through long-lasting mentoring relationships.

Dr. Lindsay completed her residency with the Georgetown University-Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. She holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Care Management and Policy from the Harvard School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry from Howard University. Dr. Lindsay resides in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC with her husband and twin sons.