Experience & Background
Rachel (Rae) Woods has been leading and advising on research studies at Advisory Board since 2014, and she brings deep health care knowledge, strategic insight, and operational expertise to her hands-on work with executives and frontline providers. She frequently speaks at and facilitates retreats and leadership meetings, and is known for her energetic and passionate teaching style. Rae is also the host of Advisory Board’s five star-rated podcast, Radio Advisory, and has become a well-known voice and advisor to thousands of health care leaders. Each week, she talks with health care experts like Zeke Emanuel and Marc Harrison to make sense of what’s happening in health care and offer recommendations on what to do next.
Education and Training
Rae received her BS in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and her MS in Human Bioenergetics from Colorado State University.
Areas of expertise
Strategy, Planning and Growth; Physician; Primary Care; Employed Medical Groups; Independent medical groups; Ambulatory Care; Physician Alignment; Physician Engagement and Burnout; Consumerism, Covid-19
What you need to know about Rae
Rae genuinely looks forward to nights when she can sleep outside (in a tent) and professes love for her home state of Ohio whenever she can.