Full Name
Rita Redberg, MD, MS
Job Title
Past Editor of JAMA Internal Medicine, 2009-2023
University of California, San Francisco
Speaker Bio
Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc, is a cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at UCSF. After growing up in Brooklyn, she graduated from Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. She holds a Master of Science in Health Policy and Administration from the London School of Economics. Dr. Redberg was the Chief Editor of JAMA Internal Medicine from 2009 to 2023 and spearheaded the journal’s new focus on “less is more” medicine. Her research focuses on health policy and technology assessment and how to promote high-value care. Dr. Redberg has previously served on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, which advises Congress on medical payment policy, and on the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee as Chairperson. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.
Rita Redberg, MD, MS