Sean McBride is currently enrolled in a joint MBA-MPP program at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is passionate about transforming and improving the delivery of health care to achieve better patient outcomes at lower cost. This past summer Sean was an intern at the White House with President Obama’s National Economic Council (NEC). At the NEC, Sean worked on issues in several key policy areas, including health care, immigration, skills training and education. Before graduate school, Sean worked in The Brookings Institution’s Economic Studies program for the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform. He started and managed the ACO Learning Network, through which he helped hundreds of health systems and insurance companies implement new payment and delivery system reform models. He also was a key contributor and editor for the Brookings-Dartmouth ACO Learning Network Toolkit, and designed and managed the first three National ACO Summits. Recently, Sean was listed as a key contributor to the third bipartisan Brookings report on how to bend the health care cost curve. Prior to Brookings, Sean worked in Johannesburg, South Africa for Khulisa Management Services. At Khulisa, he helped evaluate the U.S. Government’s HIV/AIDs prevention investments and managed a team of twenty in an evaluation of the South African Education Department’s information management system.
Sean graduated with distinction in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. During college, he interned for U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) in Washington, DC and Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle.