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Nwando Anyaoku, MD
Chief Health Equity Officer, Providence Swedish Health Services
Dr. Nwando Anyaoku is a physician executive, speaker, coach and consultant based in Seattle, Washington.
A board-certified pediatrician, Dr Anyaoku serves as VP and Chief Health Equity officer for Providence Swedish Health Services. Working closely with clinical and community leaders, she leads efforts in advancing equity in healthcare and the delivery of culturally competent care, with an emphasis on technology and digital innovation. She is an experienced executive and physician leader with expertise in clinical and business decision making. Dr Anyaoku is faculty at Carnegie Mellon University Master of Medical Management program. As a strategic advisor and consultant, she not only specializes in health equity, but also provides leadership development and supports physicians and executives in every aspect of their leadership journeys, including career reimagining and strategic planning.
Dr. Anyaoku is best known for her strong commitment to helping people and communities thrive and bloom where they are planted. When she’s not coaching and supporting medical leaders or speaking at conferences and special events, Dr Anyaoku serves as an active board member for several regional and national boards of directors. Dr. Anyaoku is a proud mother of two boys and an avid reader, traveler and cook.