Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Jeffrey Eisen joined Cascadia in 2017 as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and provides continued direction and development of Cascadia’s integrated health care services across the organization spanning mental health, addiction, and primary care. His role is integral in creating and setting policies, procedures, and practice standards.
Dr. Eisen leads developing partnerships that include area hospital emergency departments, primary care groups, health plans and the Unity Center for Behavioral Health. His arrival aligned with the increasing national focus on expanding access to integrated health care to low-income community members.
Dr. Eisen served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and as the Medical Director for Community Behavioral Health Services at Lahey Health, one of Massachusetts’ largest healthcare providers. His team at Lahey Health received a $4.2 million grant to design innovative programs for improved care for patients with co-occurring medical, psychiatric, and addictions diagnoses.
He has presented nationally on the opioid overdose epidemic, the prescribing of controlled substances, and treatment approaches for homeless populations.