Full Name
Wayne Rawlins, MD
Job Title
Chief Medical Officer
WellSpark Health
Speaker Bio
Dr. Wayne Rawlins steers the medical foundation of WellSpark Health as its chief medical officer. He has spent his career partnering with national organizations to promote health and wellness. At WellSpark, he is responsible for health, prevention and wellbeing strategy and value demonstration. Dr. Rawlins previously served as the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at ConnectiCare and served in senior clinical leadership positions at a large national health insurer.

Dr. Rawlins served as a member of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee, where he worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to advise and make recommendations on national vaccine policy. Dr. Rawlins has been noted as a vaccine financing subject matter expert. A specialist in health equity and resolving health disparities, Dr. Rawlins led efforts to address health disparities in underserved populations and has served on several national organizations addressing health equity. Dr Rawlins is a member of the NCQA Committee on Performance Measurement, which oversees the development and evolution of the HEDIS measurement set, one of the most widely used performance improvement tools in the health care industry. Dr. Rawlins is an active member of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions Medical Director Advisory Council, serving on the special COVID advisory council and the race, health, and equity advisory council. Dr. Rawlins was recently elected to serve as an external member of National Alliance’s Board of Governors. Dr Rawlins also serves as a board member of UCONN Health, his alma mater.

He received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut, completed an internal medicine residency and chief residency at the University of Rochester and received an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Rawlins is board certified in internal medicine and treated patients in a primary care practice for more than a decade.
Wayne Rawlins, MD