As a practicing general internist for many years, Dr. Jeremy Nobel experienced “the front lines” of healthcare. Currently, through his faculty appointments at the T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care, Dr. Nobel’s focuses on defining quality healthcare and the design of linked operational and payment models. Dr. Nobel is also a recognized leader in the field of medical humanities. He is founder and president of the Foundation for Art & Healing whose signature initiative, the UnLonely Project, has gained national visibility in raising awareness on the health challenges of loneliness, reducing stigma surrounding it and offering arts-based connection engendering programming. Also a published poet, Dr. Nobel has received several awards for his poetry including the Bain-Swiggett Prize from Princeton University, and the American Academy of Poets Prize from the University of Pennsylvania.