Sheila Phicil

Director of Innovation, Health Equity Accelerator

Boston Medical Center


Sheila Phicil is the Director of Innovation at Boston Medical Center’s (BMC) Health Equity Accelerator where she leads initiatives that advance racial health equity. In this role she leverages her skills and passions to contribute as an equity architect, operations specialist and systems innovator. Sheila has 13 years of experience in healthcare spanning policy, strategy, and operations. She has worked at multiple healthcare institutions including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and the Veterans Health Administration. Sheila holds two Master’s degrees in Public Health and Financial Economics and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP). She believes every system is perfectly designed to produce the results it gets. Therefore, she is passionate about innovating systems of care designed to work for and with vulnerable and marginalized populations. Sheila also has a knack for storytelling to shed light on complex issues, often drawing from her lived experience as a first-generation Haitian American woman.

Sheila is Speaking At

Addressing the Digital Divide to Reduce Inequities in Healthcare

Wednesday, June 21

1:05 PM - 1:55 PM

Overcoming Barriers to Integrate Medical and Social Needs Data to Efficiently Serve Diverse Populations

Wednesday, June 21

2:15 PM - 3:05 PM