Dr. Rajiv Shah is the founder and chief executive officer of MyMeds and a practicing nephrologist at InterMed Consultants in Minneapolis. Combining his front-line experience as a physician, learnings from patients and caregivers, and his entrepreneurial zeal to improve healthcare with common sense solutions, he is focused on the importance of a personalized patient experience and its impact on value-based care.
His 2015 TEDx talk, “The New Disrupters in Healthcare – Patients and Pharmacists”, established him as an early thought leader in the medication experience field. He recognized that changing healthcare behaviors of people with chronic conditions requires a team-based approach that includes patients, family caregivers and pharmacists, the experts in medications. He has been the keynote speaker for many organizations, including the American Pharmacists Association.
Dr. Shah received his MD from the University of Minnesota Medical School, and a bachelor of arts in Cognitive Psychology from Boston University. He has been recognized for his work in business, medicine and philanthropy with the Virginia McKnight Binger Award in Human Service, 40 Under 40, Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans, Leaders in Healthcare and Real Power 50. He lives with his wife and twin daughters in Minneapolis.