Dr. Elizabeth Baca serves as a Board Member of Climate Action Systems. She brings her background in and interest in systems thinking and innovation to her role as an Planet advisor.
Outside of her work with Climate Action Systems, Dr. Baca is a clinician strategist at Deloitte providing systems thinking and insights to healthcare and life science clients to support care delivery innovation to foster total health and well-being recognizing health equity and sustainability are central to this work. A significant part of her work is aligning win-wins for projects that offer co-benefits particularly in addressing the social, economic and environmental factors that impact health.
Dr. Baca has served in several national and global advisory roles including with the Urban Land Institute's Health Leaders Program, an advisor to FoodSystem6, a food system accelerator and as a contributor and member of the Biotech Futures Council for the World Economic Forum.
Dr. Baca studied health policy at Universidad Simon Bolivar in Venezuela. She completed her Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and her Doctorate of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Baca completed her residency in the Pediatric Leadership for the Underserved (PLUS) program at University of California, San Francisco.