Janet S. Wright MD, FACC

Executive Director, Million Hearts, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Janet Wright is the Executive Director of Million Hearts®, a national initiative co-led by the CDC and CMS with the explicit goal to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. over five years. Prior to Million Hearts, Dr. Wright served as Senior Vice President for Science and Quality at the American College of Cardiology after years of practicing interventional and clinical cardiology in Chico, California. During those years, she served on ACC’s Board of Trustees and many national quality committees. Her primary interests are the design and implementation of systems of care to achieve optimal outcomes for patients and the full deployment of hooks, tricks, and cues that help people get and stay healthy.