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Sara Salek, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)


Sara Salek, M.D. has been the Chief Medical Officer for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) since June 2014.  In her current role, Dr. Salek spearheads the agency’s major clinical initiatives as well as oversees the quality and delivery of the health care services AHCCCS provides.  Clinical initiatives currently underway include the expansion of telehealth service delivery, improving child and adolescent preventative care rates, and addressing the opioid epidemic.

Dr. Salek grew up in Tucson, AZ and graduated from The University of Arizona College of Medicine.  She completed the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Boston Children’s Hospital through Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Salek has no disclosures.