Byron C. Scott, MD, MBA, CPE, FACEP, FAAPL, serves as Chair of the Medical Advisory Council for Direct Relief where he also serves on the Board of Directors. Dr. Scott previously served as Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health. His career also included executive and leadership roles for over 20 years in the physician practice management industry with EmCare.
He currently teaches Healthcare Quality as an Adjunct Faculty at UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management and Jefferson University College of Population Health. He also serves on the Board Quality Committee at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego.
Dr. Scott earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego and completed his emergency medicine residency and administrative fellowship at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Isenberg School of Management.