Scarlet Soriano MD
In her role as executive director of Duke Health and Well-Being (DHW), Dr. Soriano leads a multidisciplinary team of health and well-being professionals providing whole-person care to patients, as well as providing a wide range of individual well-being and professional training programs for the public. She leads the DHW team in innovation aimed at effectively addressing gaps in our healthcare delivery structures through health and well-being interventions that are grounded in health equity. Additionally, Dr. Soriano has a special interest in wellness-based group medical visits and believes they play a critical role in healthcare redesign. In her current role, she is co-developing group-based interventions through the lens of health and well-being and supporting others within the institution to embrace shared medical appointments.
As the former director for Group Visits and Wellness-Based Healthcare Transformation at Boston Medical Center’s Program for Integrative Medicine and Healthcare Disparities, Dr. Soriano designed and co-facilitated wellness-based group visits for various patient populations. She also helped launch Hopespring Holistic Health Institute in Maine, where she ran online, nutrition-focused group visits during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is the former medical director for the Tanya I Edwards Center for Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, where she collaborated with others in the design and launch of shared medical appointments. Currently, Dr. Soriano is a member of the board of directors of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), a founding member of AIHM’s Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Committee, and a member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (ACIMH) with the honor co-chair of its upcoming 2023 Integrative Medicine Symposium.