Jaewon Ryu


Dr. Jaewon Ryu joined Humana as Segment Vice President and President of Integrated Care Delivery.

Prior to joining Humana, he was at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, where he was the Chief Medical Officer of a system including a tertiary care academic medical center, its affiliated clinics, seven health sciences colleges (Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Applied Health, and Social Work), and among the largest teaching programs associated with these clinical practices.

Dr. Ryu brings expertise in developing health system strategy and leading operational implementation across many areas.

He previously served on the executive leadership team within Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic region, and as Expert Consultant at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, where he focused on quality and efficiency measurement and its use in alternative payment design. Dr. Ryu also served as a White House Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Dr. Ryu earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, and his MD from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

He is a board-certified physician who completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

He also remains an active member of the State Bar of California, having previously practiced as a corporate healthcare attorney.