René Lerer, M.D.

Senior Advisor

Dr. Lerer is President of GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation and Florida Blue. GuideWell is a $14 billion, not-for-profit health solutions organization that is the parent to a family of forward-thinking companies, including the leading health insurer in Florida.

Dr. Lerer has more than 30 years of experience in executive management with leading national healthcare organizations. Prior to joining the GuideWell organization, he served as Executive Chairman of Magellan Health Services, now Magellan Health, a $5 billion, Nasdaq-listed specialty healthcare management company focused on behavioral health, pharmacy and other complex areas of healthcare. During his tenure with Magellan, Dr. Lerer also served as CEO and as President and COO. Earlier in his career he held positions as Co-founder and President of Internet HealthCare Group, a healthcare technology venture fund; COO of Prudential Healthcare; and President of The Travelers Health Network.

Dr. Lerer serves on the Board of Directors of York Risk Services Group, Prime Therapeutics, Availity, and on the board of HIAS, the international migration agency of the American Jewish community.


State University of New York at Buffalo (M.D.)
Oberlin College (B.A.)

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