Dr. Sherry Dubester joined Beacon from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield (Anthem) after an 18-year career with the national health plan. Her most recent role at Anthem was Vice President, Health Solutions, where she was responsible for commercializing a range of clinical products. Previously she served as Vice President, Behavioral Health and Clinical Programs, overseeing end-to-end management of Behavioral Health and EAP for more than 19 million commercial members as well as leading the Enterprise opioid strategy. Her earlier roles at Anthem included Regional Vice President and Medical Director for National Accounts and Staff Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Product Development. Prior to joining Anthem, Dr. Dubester was Executive Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services for Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York. She began her career at National Jewish Health in Denver, where she led inpatient psychosocial services.
Dr. Dubester brings her nearly three decades of experience in behavioral health to her role at Beacon, working with leaders across the company to set the roadmap and vision for Beacon’s clinical strategy and policy, as well as head the company’s quality management program.
Dr. Dubester earned her medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her psychiatry residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and is board certified in psychiatry. She also completed a master’s degree in administrative medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.