Dr. Tina Shah is a practicing physician and national expert in physician burnout, workforce wellbeing, and health policy. In 2022, she served as Senior Advisor to the US Surgeon General, where she developed the nation’s first strategy to address burnout and the great resignation among the US health workforce. She also served in the White House and US Department of Veterans Affairs over two administrations where she was the VA’s National Director of Clinician Wellbeing.
As a seasoned healthcare executive, Dr. Shah stood up virtual care for one of the largest health systems in Georgia early in the COVID-19 pandemic. She later led COVID-19 emergency response and expanded capacity to care for critically ill patients in tribal hospitals across the US. She now advises health systems and startups on how to leverage provider-facing technology so that both clinicians and their patients win.
Dr. Shah is a founding member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Clinician Well-being Collaborative and the recipient of the American Medical Association’s Excellence in Medicine Award. Dr. Shah speaks nationally on health policy and workforce issues and has been featured at the National Academy of Medicine, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and as a commentator on CBS and NBC news. Dr. Shah received her MD from Jefferson and her MPH from Harvard. She is triple board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care, and practices in the RWJBarnabus Health system in NJ.