Juan Jaime de Zengotita, M.D. is Fenway Health’s Medical Director. Dr. de Zengotita is an accomplished board-certified primary care internist with over 20 years of experience in patient-centered medical home initiatives, values-based care, and creating and implementing systems to reduce disparities in health based on race, ethnicity, and sexual and gender identity. Before joining Fenway Health, de Zengotita served as Medical Director of Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center and as Regional Medical Director at the Brigham and Women’s Primary Care Center of Excellence.
De Zengotita has long made health equity a primary focus of the programs he oversees as well as his clinical practice. At the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center and with partners at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mass General Brigham, de Zengotita worked alongside innovative leaders who focused on improving systems, policies, and procedures to reduce racial and other forms of bias in healthcare. He has served on numerous committees related to racial justice and sexual and gender identity equity in health care at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Primary Care Center of Excellence, and Mass General Brigham. He also led the implementation of two Academic Innovation Collaboratives at Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
Dr. de Zengotita holds a medical degree from Harvard Medical School and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Harvard College. He completed his postdoctoral medical training at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia.