Howard Haft

Howard M. Haft, MD, was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan to serve as deputy secretary for public health services in the Maryland Department of Health in 2015. Since then he has also served as the interim executive director of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and most recently as the executive director of the Maryland Primary Care Program. Dr. Haft was the founder and chief medical officer of Conmed Healthcare Management, a publicly traded company. He served as the president of Maryland Healthcare, a multispecialty clinic in Southern Maryland; as president of the Maryland Foundation for Quality Healthcare; and as medical director of Health Partners, Inc. He is recognized by the American Board of Physician Executives as a Certified Physician Executive and as a Fellow of the ACPE.