(Fellowship sponsored by BDC Advisors/University of Miami)
Jackson Health System 
Vice President, Managed Care and Population Health

Barbara Fonte, MHSA, is the vice president of managed care and population health, for Jackson Health System, one of the largest academic and public health systems in the United States. Fonte manages the $1.5 billion dollar payer contracting strategy that helps subsidize Jackson’s charitable mission to care for the unfunded and most vulnerable populations of the County. Prior to rejoining Jackson in 2018, Fonte expanded her scope with an extensive career in South Florida based healthcare administration, serving a chief administrative officer for the University of Miami Health System, and held leadership positions in physician relations, patient access and multispecialty physician group practice at Miami Children’s Hospital.