Senior Program Officer
Rachel Wick is a senior program officer at Blue Shield of California Foundation. In this role, she leads the development of a new initiative focused on designing the future of health in California. Previously, she led the Foundation’s statewide policy and systems change strategies focused on advancing the integration of primary care, mental health and substance use treatment, the spread of electronic consultation (e-consult) between primary care and specialty care systems, and the launch of accountable communities for health.
Prior to joining Blue Shield of California Foundation, Rachel spent eight years at the Consumer Health Foundation in Washington, D.C., implementing and evaluating a health equity and advocacy strategy, first as a program officer and then as director of policy, planning and special projects. Rachel was selected as a 2010 Terrence Keenan Emerging Leader in Health Philanthropy Fellow by Grantmakers in Health.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the College of St. Benedict and an MPH in health management and policy from the University of Michigan.