Carolyn S. Langer, MD, JD, MPH

Instructor in Occupational Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Chief Medical Officer
Anthem National Accounts

Dr. Carolyn Langer has an extensive career as a physician executive, currently serving as Chief Medical Officer for Anthem National Accounts. Previous roles include Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Fallon Health, CMO of MassHealth (the Massachusetts Medicaid program), and other physician leadership roles at Harvard Pilgrim, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, and Tufts Health Care Institute. Dr. Langer also served as VP and Chief Medical Officer at ManagedComp (a managed care workers’ compensation company). Dr. Langer is an Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH), where she teaches a graduate course on Occupational Health Law, Policy and Administration and sits on the HSPH Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee. She also holds an appointment as Associate Professor at the UMass Chan Medical School and sits on the Advisory Board for the Health Policy and Management Department at the Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Langer has lectured extensively on the Americans with Disabilities Act, ethics in occupational health, leadership issues, and more. In 2016 Dr. Langer received the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Leadership in Public Health Practice Award. Dr. Langer received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed her residency at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is board certified in occupational medicine. Dr. Langer holds a law degree and a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University. She is also a retired Colonel and former flight surgeon in the Army National Guard.