Sylvia Romm MD, MPH, is the Vice President of Medical Affairs of American Well and works with health systems, employers, health plans, pharmaceutical companies, and other health care innovators to design and implement their digital health strategies.
Dr. Romm worked first as a pediatric hospitalist before founding a company focused on telemedicine for new mothers, and then joining American Well full time. Through these experiences working both as a clinician and as an entrepreneur, Dr. Romm believes that the integration of digital health care delivery into the traditional health care ecosystem is a key component to the quadruple aim of enhancing patient experience, improving population health, reducing cost, and improving the work life of health care providers. She is an avid author and speaker in the areas of healthcare, technology, and health IT policy, with articles published in NEJM Catalyst, Forbes, KevinMD, and Huffington Post and named as one of FierceHealthCare’s “8 Influential Women Reshaping Health IT.”
Dr. Romm holds a medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her Pediatrics residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.