Nathan T. Chomilo

Medical Director, Medicaid and MinnesotaCare, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dr. Nathan T. Chomilo is Medical Director for the State of Minnesota’s Medicaid & MinnesotaCare programs and practices as a General Pediatrician with Park Nicollet Health Services/HealthPartners. He also served as the State of Minnesota’s COVID-19 vaccine equity director and is currently a Senior Advisor on Equity to the Minnesota Commissioner of Health. He is an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Minority Health Equity and Inclusion. He serves on the boards of Reach Out and Read and the MN chapter of the AAP, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School and is a co-founder of the organization Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity. His work has been recognized by the City of Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, which recognized him as a 2019 History Maker at Home recipient, Minnesota Physician, which named him one of the 100 most influential health care leaders in 2020, the Minnesota Medical Association, which awarded him the President’s Award in 2021 and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health which invited him to be the keynote speaker at their commencement in 2022. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife & son.



Stories featuring Nathan T. Chomilo

Photo from the 2023 Aspen Forum on Children and Families featuring a session with Amy Jacobs, Drayton Jackson, Nathan Chomilo, Justin Brown, and Anne Mosle on stage.
Leaders across the country are successfully incorporating family voice into policy ‚Äď resulting in more families on pathways to prosperity. Learn how...
BlogFebruary 20, 2024
Group photo in Aspen, CO
am delighted to share a love note in the form of Ascend’s 2023 Impact and Inspiration Report. In it, you will see how by making the most of the ca...
PublicationFebruary 14, 2024
Meet Nathan Chomilo, a 2022 Ascend Fellow and 2023 Aspen Ideas Health Fellow who’s incorporating community collaboration and racial equity into Minn...
Ascend FellowshipMay 16, 2023
Today, the Aspen Institute announced its 2022 Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows, 22 leaders from across the United States who are primed to transform sys...
Ascend FellowshipAugust 8, 2022

Convenings Featuring Nathan T. Chomilo

Location: Aspen, CO
Ascend Fellow Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Medical Director at Minnesota’s Medicaid and MinnesotaCares programs, asks: Is the blueprint we are following to reconstruct our healthcare system just? Chomilo suggests we need to stop wallpaper over cracks in our...
ConveningJuly 30, 2023
Location: Virtual & In-Person in Washington, DC
Over the course of two days, our discussions focused on bold, equitable, and pragmatic strategies for building prosperity and well-being for all families. Sessions include insights from the latest two-generation (2Gen) family data, examples of...
ConveningApril 11, 2023 ‚Äď April 12, 2023
Location: Washington, DC & Virtual
A new generation of leaders are innovating with the North Star of intergenerational prosperity and well-being. Leaders inside state agencies, informed by family voice and guided by ensuring equity, are joining with trusted community partners and...
ConveningApril 12, 2023