Harlan Levine is chief executive of the City of Hope Medical Foundation. In this role, he oversees the ambulatory and outpatient practices on City of Hope’s main campus and community clinics. He is a member of City of Hope’s organization-wide executive team and the Associate Director for Community Initiatives at the comprehensive cancer center.
Known for his ability to collaborate across the health-care continuum, Dr. Levine has extensive experience in driving change across large organizations. He brings a unique set of skills and background to his position, making him exceptionally qualified to lead the foundation as City of Hope expands care beyond the Duarte campus via partnerships with other providers and payers.
Prior to City of Hope, he served as executive vice president of Comprehensive Health Solutions at WellPoint Inc. There, he established a leadership team of successful executives from pharmacy, health management, retail and strategy industries, solidifying his reputation as a successful manager of complex organizations.
At WellPoint Inc., Dr. Levine was responsible for the medical management budget for the second-largest health plan in the United States. During his tenure, his focus on strategies for profitable growth led him to design and launch a comprehensive, and successful, initiative toward value-based reimbursement.
Prior to WellPoint, Dr. Levine served in roles of increasing clinical management responsibility, including chief clinical officer of United Health Group, based in Minneapolis; regional medical director of PacifiCare of California, based in Los Angeles; and chief medical officer of Adesso Health Care Technologies, Inc., based in San Jose.
Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and licensed by the Medical Board of California, Dr. Levine earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and interned at Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco. He served his residency in internal medicine at the Los Angeles - and San Francisco-based hospitals of the Cedars-Sinai Health System.