Dr. Emma Stanton

Dr. Emma Stanton is Associate Chief Medical Officer for Beacon Health Options. Dr. Stanton oversees Beacon’s Thought Leadership Agenda and works closely with Beacon’s corporate strategy, product innovation and marketing teams.

Originally from London, England, Dr. Stanton pioneered Beacon’s international expansion to the United Kingdom in 2011. From 2010 – 2011, she was a Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice, and is now a senior associate at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School, where she researched the value-based approach to healthcare delivery.

Nominated as one of Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) most inspirational women in health and also one of the HSJ Top Innovators in England’s National Health Service, Dr. Stanton holds an executive MBA from Imperial College, London; a MRCPsych from the Royal College of Psychiatrists; and a Bachelor of Medicine from Southampton University, England. Her publications include Clinical Leadership: Bridging the Divide (Quay Books, 2009) and MBA for Medics (Radcliffe, 2010).