Nate Favini

Chief Medical Officer


About Nate Favini, MD, MS

Nate is the Chief Medical Officer at Forward, the moonshot effort to reach billions of people with the world’s best healthcare, for free. He leads Forward’s teams of healthcare providers, oversees clinical operations and supervises clinical product development for the organization.

Nate earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed his residency in Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at UCLA. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics and he holds a Masters of Science in Health Policy and Management from UCLA. Prior to Forward, he was Director of Primary Care at CareMore Health System.

His work has spanned the for-profit, public and non-profit sectors as well as domestic and international settings. Nate is active with Physicians for Human Rights, where he has conducted numerous forensic evaluations for individuals seeking asylum in the United States. His global health work has focused on East Africa, from his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique, to building health systems in Uganda with Doctors for Global Health. He holds a certificate in Global Health Leadership from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He lives with his wife and kids in the Bay Area, where he enjoys long-distance running and coaching youth basketball.”


No relevant financial relationships to disclose.