Amy Lehman

Amy G. Lehman, MD, MBA, is the founder and CEO of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic (LTFHC)/WAVE. The LTFHC is an international organization addressing the problem of health care access for millions of people who live in the isolated, but strategically critical Lake Tanganyika Basin/Great Lakes region of Central Africa. Amy and the LTFHC are recognized and sought after as key experts, advisers and partners to actors including regional governments and local tribes, donor governments, philanthropists, nonprofit organizations and multi-national corporations increasingly coming to understand the magnitude of the Lake Tanganyika Basin across health, energy, environment and economic development disciplines.

Dr. Lehman received both an MD and MBA from the University of Chicago, and additionally trained in General Surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center and was a Senior Fellow with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. She received the 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has been honored by Newsweek as one of the “150 Women Who Shake the World.” Dr. Lehman presents regularly at leadership conferences such as GE Leading and Learning and TED.


Dr. Amy Lehman - Mission Drift

Dr. Amy Lehman describes herself as a contrarian. Watch her empowering talk discussing some of the...