Dr. Adam Brown is a board-certified, practicing emergency physician and President of Emergency Medicine for Envision Healthcare. Prior to accepting the role as service line president, Dr. Brown served as Senior Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic. Serving in that role, Dr. Brown focused on operational and quality improvement, continued business development and strategy as well as implementing tactics for recruiting and retaining healthcare providers. More recently, he has focused on two major initiatives outside of the emergency department—global health and advocacy. This year, Dr. Brown spearheaded the development of Global Health Initiative for Envision Physician Services. During the Surprise Billing legislation debate, he has worked closely with Envision’s Government Affairs team, advocating for physicians and patients in the halls of Congress.
Dr. Brown’s began working with Envision in 2007, working as a regional float physician in the NE and Midwest, where he eventually held over 20 hospital privileges and 13 state licenses. His first administrative experience began as a recruitment champion with EmCare (now Envision) and assistant medical director and regional quality director in 2009 at Provena United Samaritans Medical Center (now Presence) in Danville, IL. In 2012, he moved to Washington, DC where he became site medical director at United Medical Center in Washington, DC in 2012. 2 years later Adam was named System Chief of EM at Sentara Northern Virginia and Sentara Lake Ridge and Regional Medical Director of Envision’s Sentara clients throughout Virginia and North Carolina.
Adam was born and raised in Wilmington, NC and earned his medical degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with a leadership distinction. Currently, Dr. Brown on the leadership board for UNC’s Center of Business in Healthcare and a member of the business school’s Board of Advisors. In 2019, he won the Young Alumni Award for Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC.
Adam is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians where he has chaired subcommittees on diversity and inclusion, ACO development and value based care strategies in emergency medicine.
Adam is an avid traveler, photographer, loves politics, and plays the piano. He lives in Washington, DC.