Full Name

Eliot Sorel

Job Title

Clinical Professor of Global Health, Health Policy & Services Management, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


George Washington University

Speaker Bio

Eliot SOREL MD is an innovative global health leader, educator, health systems performance expert, and a practicing physician. He has served as a subject matter expert on World Health Organization, World Bank Group, and Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development projects. At George Washington University, Dr. Sorel is the lead physician teaching Global Health Systems Performance and Global Mental Health, Clinical Professor of Global Health, Health Policy and Management, and of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Sorel’s TOTAL Health model (2013) integrates primary care, mental health, & public health to enhance quality, access, and sustainability of care. The lead author of “Healthcare, Inclusive of Mental Healthcare, Is a Human Right,” American Psychiatric Association (APA) policy since December 2017, he chairs the APA Access to Care Committee and co-chairs the Scientific Committee of the World Congress on the Social Determinants of Health/Mental Health and Access to Care, October 2019, www.wasp2019bucharest.org. Dr. Sorel initiated and led the clinical public health research project on Depression & Comorbidity in Primary Care in China, India, Iran, Romania, published in the International Medical Journal and on the World Bank Group/WHO Innovators’ Fair in April 2016. Dr. Sorel was honored with the Mental Health Champion Award at the Universal Health and Mental Health for All Congress in Malta, E.U. (December 2018). The President of Romania decorated Dr. Sorel with the Star of Romania Order of Commander in January 2004, and the Government of Romania honored Dr. Sorel with the Excellence Prize, in October 2018.

Eliot Sorel