Daphne Bascom MD, PhD

Senior Vice President and Medical Director, YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Dr. Bascom is the medical director at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City, where she provides leadership to the Y’s chronic disease prevention and management programs. She most recently was a VP and CMO with Cerner Corporation. Prior to joining Cerner, Dr. Bascom was Chief Clinical Systems Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Health System. She completed her fellowship in microvascular surgery of the head and neck at OHSU and her medical degree, internship, and residency in otolaryngology at UPMC, and earned her PhD in physiological sciences at the University of Oxford, Laboratory of Physiology.