Dr. Kenneth Coburn is the President, CEO, and Medical Director of Health Quality Partners (HQP), a nonprofit R&D organization based in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA, dedicated to improving population health outcomes through health care delivery redesign. HQP designs, tests, and spreads systems of Advanced Preventive Care for vulnerable populations, especially chronically ill older adults, with robust evaluations demonstrating significant improvements in health outcomes and cost. Dr. Coburn also serves as Population Health Advisor to the Doylestown Health system and as Medical Director for the Community Care Collaborative of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Prior to co-founding HQP in 2001, Dr. Coburn held leadership positions within a regional hospital consortium, an academic health system, an HMO, and the AIDS Center at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. Dr. Coburn received his BA from Brown University, his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and completed his residency training in internal medicine at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in NY. He did a fellowship in infectious disease at the Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. He received his MPH from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and his Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) from the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health where he was awarded the Arthur B. Holzworth endowed scholarship in health leadership. Dr. Coburn is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.