Dr. Emmanuel Mensah is an internist and Firm Chief in the Department of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He serves as the Managing Director of the Center for Integration Science in Global Health Equity and the West Africa Lead for the NCDI Poverty Network. He holds a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School.
Prior to joining the NCDI Poverty Network, Dr. Mensah split his time between practicing medicine and management consulting at McKinsey and Company. As a management consultant, his interest and work focused on healthcare delivery systems and strategy work for various clients along the healthcare value chain globally. Dr Mensah also practices as an internist at Tema General Hospital in Ghana.
His academic interests are in health disparities and unconscious bias and its impact on patient care. He lectures on the topic at Harvard Medical School and directs the mentorship of Underrepresented in Medicine trainees at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Mensah earned a BA in Mathematics and Biology from Dartmouth College, his MD from Harvard Medical School, and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School.