Rebecca Weintraub MD is responsible for identifying and supporting DRK Entrepreneurs. Rebecca currently serves on the boards of DRK portfolio organizations EYElliance, HEAL Initiative, Noora Health and Muso.
Rebecca is a physician, entrepreneur and educator focused on the strategy and design of health care delivery.
Prior to joining DRK, she was an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician in the Division of Global Health Equity led by Dr. Paul Farmer. Currently, Rebecca practices internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. As a Senior Institute Associate at Harvard Business School she has collaborated with Professor Michael Porter to develop new strategies to disseminate valued based health care delivery.
Rebecca spearheaded GHDonline.org, a network of virtual communities that connects 20,000+ health professionals from more than 180 countries. In 2008, she launched the Cases in Global Health Delivery, a collection of 40 case studies with Harvard Business Publishing, detailing how leaders determine their strategies and design systems to generate value for patients and populations. The cases are taught at over 500 schools of medicine, public health, and business. She also co-founded Jumpstart, the national AmeriCorps program. In 2014, the World Economic Forum honored Rebecca as a Young Global Leader. In 2016, she was named to the Perspectives Advisory Board of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Rebecca is a graduate of Yale University and Stanford University School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.