Dr. Stella Safo is a Ghanaian-American board-certified primary care physician practicing in HIV and is a public health practitioner. As a Black woman practicing medicine, she knows firsthand that systemic inequities are baked into healthcare delivery. Dr. Safo is committed to redesigning our healthcare system to ensure everyone has access to the best care. In 2021, Dr. Safo created Just Equity for Health, a health care improvement company that uses advocacy, education and care model design to ensure equitable care delivery across all sectors of medicine.

Dr. Safo received her B.A., M.D., and M.P.H. from Harvard. She also completed internal medicine training at Montefiore’s Primary Care Social Medicine program with a fellowship in HIV care through the HIV Medicine Association. Dr. Safo previously served as the Senior Medical Director for Clinical Transformation at Mount Sinai Health System and as the Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Premier Inc.