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Dan Fishbein, M.D.

Dan Fishbein Dan Fishbein

President, Sun Life U.S.

As an insurance executive with a medical background, Dan Fishbein brings a unique, combined perspective to benefits and helping people achieve financial and personal health. Dan is president of Sun Life’s U.S. insurance business, which includes an industry leading portfolio of group benefits and the largest independent medical stop-loss provider in the country. The U.S. business also includes a large in-force block of individual life insurance policies and affiliate business FullscopeRMS. Since joining Sun Life in 2014, Dan has overseen several successful partnerships and acquisitions that have grown the company’s business and capabilities.

Dan received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine but decided to pursue a career in health-related business. In his first job with MassMutual, he helped establish one of the first insurer physician and hospital networks. With New York Life Dan led the company’s NYLCare Health Plan of Maine, broadening healthcare options for Maine and New England. He spent 16 years at Aetna, most recently leading specialty business.

Dan is committed to improving health outcomes through Sun Life’s benefits and services, while also focused on broadening access to benefits for U.S. workers. He is passionate about paid family and medical leave and a champion of Sun Life’s Work is Healthy (WisH) approach to disability recovery and return-to-work services.

Dan is an avid meteorology enthusiast, often sharing his knowledge with colleagues. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Boston University, and Doctor of Medicine from BU’s School of Medicine (BUSM). He serves on the Dean’s advisory board at BUSM and is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, and Maine Medical Association. Dan is also a past chair and active board member of Spurwink Services in Portland, Maine, and serves as a board advisor for Collective Health, an insurtech start-up based in San Francisco. 

Follow Dan Fishbein on Twitter: @danfishbein

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Group insurance policies are underwritten by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Wellesley Hills, MA) in all states, except New York. In New York group insurance policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI). Product offerings may not be available in all states and may vary depending on state laws and regulations.

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