Carole Redding Flamm, MD, MPH
Carole Redding Flamm is Executive Medical Director for the Office of Clinical Affairs at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), a national federation of 37 independent, locally operator Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies.
Dr. Flamm provides leadership and strategic direction in developing programs to evaluate and improve the quality and value of care experience by Blue Cross and Blue Shield members, thought collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies, professional organizations and other key healthcare stakeholder. She directs the Center for Clinical Value and provides clinical leadership for the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program, which is a national designation program that recognizes hospitals that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care.
Previously, Dr. Flam was Associate Director of BCBSA’s Technology Evaluation Center (TEC), which conducts systematic reviews of medical literature and provides leadership in evidence-based decision-making for new medical technologies. Before joining BCBSA, Dr. Flamm competed a fellowship in clinical epidemiology and health services research at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and was an instructor in radiology at Harvard Medical Scholl and an associate in radiology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.
Dr. Flamm received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree in public health from Harvard. She completed her undergraduate studies summa cum laude at the University of Virginia.