A visionary, collaborative leader and one of Modern Healthcare's Most Influential People in Healthcare, Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, has served as president and CEO of ChristianaCare since 2014, leading a transformation from a health care system to a system that truly impacts health. She is nationally recognized as a pioneer and thought leader in value-based care and population health, and for her assertion that truly great health care is built on the values of love and excellence. These values are exemplified in her commitment to health equity and anti-racism, and to improving health, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs for everyone in the communities that ChristianaCare has the privilege to serve. Her leadership has also vaulted ChristianaCare to national recognition for its advancement of caregiver wellbeing through the work of the Center for WorkLife Wellbeing.
Under Dr. Nevin’s leadership, ChristianaCare developed the unique data-driven care coordination platform CareVio™ to proactively address patients’ social and behavioral health needs in addition to their medical needs. This program supports patients across the continuum of care and is demonstrating better health outcomes while reducing the cost of care. It earned the 2017 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award, the nation’s preeminent recognition for quality and safety in health care, and a 2017 Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award from the National Patient Safety Foundation.
Dr. Nevin also led the development of eBrightHealth ACO, an accountable care organization to improve care coordination, clinical quality and value in Delaware and the region.
Modern Healthcare called Dr. Nevin one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare (2023), in addition to naming her as one of its 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives (2020-2023) and a Top 25 Women Leader (2019, 2022-2023). The Philadelphia Business Journal has placed her on its Power 100 (2022-2023), a list of the region’s most influential leaders, and named her one of its Most Admired CEOs (2022). Dr. Nevin has also been inducted into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame.
For her commitment to the community, she received the Citizen of the Year Award with the Del-Mar-Va Council Boy Scouts of America (2020); the Humanitarian Award from the Limen House (2018); and Delaware’s Grassroots Champion Award from the American Hospital Association (2017) and the David G. Menser Award from the Wilmington Senior Center (2017).
Dr. Nevin serves on the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and is a member of the AHA Committee on Health Strategy & Innovation. She is treasurer of the board of directors of America’s Essential Hospitals and a member of the organization’s executive committee. Dr. Nevin also sits on the boards for Cross Country Healthcare and the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. She chairs the Delaware Business Roundtable Executive Committee and is a member of the United States of Care Founder’s Council, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President’s Advisory Committee, and the CEO Council for Growth of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
Dr. Nevin graduated from Harvard University and earned her medical degree with honors from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her family medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She joined ChristianaCare in 2002, as Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Nevin is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.