Adam Beckman

Adam Beckman is a 2021 Zetema Fellow. The Fellow role involves learning from the Project’s Panelists, Contributors, and staff, contributing to Project research and writing, participating in Project meetings, and enhancing the Project network.

Adam is a student in the MD-MBA program at Harvard focused on redesigning health systems to deliver better, more affordable care. His prior work spans nonprofit, start-up and policy spaces. He previously worked at Aledade, a start-up redesigning primary care. During the Covid-19 pandemic, he helped launch response efforts ( and assisted the Biden-Harris campaign. His health policy research and writing has been published in The Lancet, Health Affairs and New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst and featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, FiveThirtyEight, and Politico. 

He graduated summa cum laude from Yale, where he served as a Student Director for the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School and Yale School of Public Health, researcher at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, and Yale Global Health Fellow.