Wendy Whittington, MD

Chief Care Officer



Dr. Wendy Whittington has spent 30+ years in healthcare in clinical, administrative and consulting roles. Throughout her career, she has been passionate about changing healthcare for the better. That desire to make a difference led her to Cariloop as a board member in 2018 and now as their first Chief Care Officer. Cariloop is a caregiver support platform and service with a mission to relieve the stress and anxiety felt by all caregivers. 
Dr. Whittington is a board-certified pediatrician and practiced in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She began the transition into the information technology and business sides of healthcare as a physician champion for EHR adoption in the 1990s and has held various positions in the acute care and industry settings including CMIO, CIO and CMO. She brings her broad healthcare, information technology and teaching background to Cariloop knowing that family caregivers are integral to the health and well-being of their loved ones and deserve our recognition and support. A long-time student of healthcare policy and process, she is thrilled to help articulate how supporting family caregivers is not only the right thing to do but solves some of our healthcare system’s biggest problems, particularly over-spending while seeing suboptimal outcomes.  
Dr. Whittington has a Masters of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University and her MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Having experience in healthcare delivery, administration, revenue cycle, consulting and academia, she brings a diverse point of view to the national discussion around how we best support caregivers. Recent roles include telehealth strategy, clinical effectiveness, healthcare process optimization and clinical decision support consulting.  

Wendy is Speaking At

Affordable, Impactful, Inclusive Benefits to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Workforce

Wednesday, June 21

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM