Brian Davidson, MD, serves as Market Medical Executive for the Mountain State Region (CO, UT, NW, WA, OR) for Cigna Healthcare. His role focuses on advancing clinical quality and affordability for the Cigna populations served. Dr. Davidson is the clinical liaison between Cigna Healthcare and numerous health systems and large medical groups in five states.
Davidson earned his bachelors degree in chemistry from the University of Northern Colorado. During his senior year at UNC, Brian served at the student member of UNC’s board of trustees. He earned a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado Denver, and graduate certificates in healthcare quality, patient safety, process improvement from Regis University and personal financial planning from the University of Colorado Boulder. He completed general surgery internship at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver and residency in anesthesiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Commensurate with the MBA program, Davidson competed a 2-year fellowship in healthcare administration on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He maintains medical practice licensure in Colorado since 2004, national board certification in anesthesiology since 2008, and is a certified physician executive (CPE) by the American Association of Physician Leadership since 2014.
Davidson has a long history in Healthcare and public leadership, including former president and chief medical officer of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, physician executive for Banner Medical Group’s Western Region, and faculty, medical director, and department vice chair in CU’s department of anesthesiology. He served as a member and chair of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) board during his time in Grand Junction, CO.
Davidson currently serves on the board of Donor Alliance, the organ and tissue procurement organization for Colorado and Wyoming and the board for Colorado Physician’s Education Program (CPEP). He is adjunct faculty in the executive healthcare MBA program at the University of Colorado Denver.
He resides in Denver, CO, with his wife, Amy Gagnon, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist and their sons’ Tasman (11) and Milo (7).