Mekdes Tsega

Mekdes Tsega, MPH

Mekdes Tsega, MPH is a program manager of equitable health system integration within the Center of Health Equity at the American Medical Association (AMA). In this role, Ms. Tsega is working on supporting the development and implementation of the Push Upstream strategy, which is focused on addressing social and structural determinants of health. Prior to joining AMA, Ms. Tsega was a senior program associate for the delivery system reform program at The Commonwealth Fund, where she performed a variety of duties, including grants management, proposal development, and research and analysis. She also managed the implementation of The Commonwealth Fund’s work focused on social drivers of health, including the development of tools and resources for health care organizations and community-based organizations planning for cross-sector partnerships. Ms. Tsega earned her master’s in public health from George Washington University, and her bachelor’s in human health and international studies from Emory University.

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