Meet the President & CEO

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Unity Health Care is excited to welcome Dr. Jessica Henderson Boyd as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Unity Health Care.

Dr. Boyd joined Unity in November 2019 as the Chief Medical Officer with a wealth of leadership experience in delivering health care to medically underserved communities. During her CMO tenure, she was instrumental in expanding Unity’s services to include COVID-19 testing and vaccinations during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Under her medical leadership, Unity expanded hours and partnered with DC Health to ensure the most vulnerable in the community could continue to receive primary care amidst the fight against COVID-19.

Before joining Unity, Dr. Boyd served as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. and a medical strategist at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Previously, she served as CMO at Baltimore Medical Systems, a large Federally Qualified Health (FQHC) in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Boyd is a practicing pediatrician and received her Master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of public health, her Doctorate in Medicine and Master’s degree in Biology and Biomedical Science from Washington University School of Medicine, and her Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

Dr. Boyd is well-positioned to lead Unity in the fight for health equity and improve health and wellness for our patients and our city and we are excited to welcome her as CEO.