David Wennberg, MD, MPH

Adjunct Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute and of Medicine
Chief Executive Officer, Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative

David Wennberg, MD, MPH



(207) 661-7597


  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 1992
  • MD, CM McGill University, Montreal Quebec, 1987
  • BA, Haverford College, Pennsylvania, 1983

Primary Contact

Katherine Anderson
(207) 661-7597

Curriculum Vitae

David E. Wennberg CV


American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
Maine Medical Association
Academy for Health Services Research & Health Policy

Areas of Expertise

Causes and Consequences of Unwarranted Variation

Short Bio

Dr. Wennberg currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative (NNEACC). Formed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems and MaineHealth, along with Dartmouth College, NNEACC creates common financing and accountability models and provides a common information infrastructure to support the delivery of value-based accountable care.

Dr. Wennberg also serves as the Director of the High Value Health Collaborative at The Dartmouth Institute. 

Prior to his work with the Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative, Dr. Wennberg co-founded Health Dialog Analytic Solutions, the analytic division of Health Dialog and served as Health Dialog’s Chief Science Officer. Dr. Wennberg received his medical degree from McGill University and his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health.  He is an internationally recognized authority on the root causes of unwarranted variation. His work has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals including the NEJM, JAMA and the Annals of Medicine.

Published Research

In the Media

HHS Report Finds Medicare Advantage Plans Exaggerate Members’ Diseases To Make More Money The Center For Public Integrity, August 7, 2014 »

Medicare Advantage Billing Errors Cost Taxpayers Billions NBC News/Center for Public Integrity, June 2, 2014 »