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Craig Samitt, MD

President and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Dr. Samitt is responsible for overseeing the strategy and operations of the Minnesota’s first and largest health plan and its parent company, Stella. Dr. Samitt came to Blue Cross in July 2018 from Anthem, Inc., where he served as executive vice president and president of their Diversified Business Group. An internal medicine physician by training, Dr. Samitt has worked across multiple sectors within the health care industry. He holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University, a medical degree from Columbia University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Dr. Samitt completed a medical residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.