Physician Practice Arrangements

David Blumenthal

David Blumenthal is the President of The Commonwealth Fund in New York. Until 2012, Dr. Blumenthal was the Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners HealthCare. He is also the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine and physician at The Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners HealthCare System in Boston and professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School. Previously, he was senior vice president at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital. From March 2009 until April 2011, Dr.

Lawton Burns

Lawton R. Burns is the James Joo-Jin Kim Professor and Chair of the Health Care Management Department in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also Director of the Wharton Center for Health Management & Economics. Dr. Burns teaches courses on healthcare strategy, strategic change, organization and management, managed care, and integrated delivery systems. From 1998-2002, he was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, where he taught corporate strategy to physicians.

Lawrence Casalino

Lawrence Casalino is Chief of the Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College. His background includes 20 years as a family physician in private practice. He holds a doctoral degree in health services research, with a focus on organizational and institutional sociology and economics. Previously, he was an associate professor with the department of health studies at the University of Chicago. Dr.

Michael Millenson

Michael L. Millenson, president of Health Quality Advisors, is a nationally recognized expert on patient empowerment, e-health and quality improvement. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, and holds an adjunct appointment as The Mervin Shalowitz, M.D. Visiting Scholar in the Health Industry Management Program at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. National Public Radio called Millenson "in the vanguard of the movement" to measure and improve the quality of medical care.

James Robinson

James C. Robinson is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Economics, director of the Berkley Center for Health Technology and head of the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, the policy journal of the health sphere. His research focuses on medical groups, hospital systems, health insurance, health care consumerism, and capital finance. Dr. Robinson has published over 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals and two books through the University of California Press.

Marc Rodwin

Marc A. Rodwin is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School. He is the author of Medicine, Money and Morals: Physicians' Conflicts of Interest (Oxford University Press, 1993) and has published in law, medicine, and policy journals on the relation between law, ethics, and markets in health care. His research is on: 1) Physicians' conflicts of interest in the U.S, Japan and France; 2) health care consumer voice and representation; 3) accountability in managed care; 4) consumer protection in health care.

David Rothman

David J. Rothman is Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of the Center for Study of Society and Medicine at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also president of the Institute on Medicine as a Profession, whose mission is to make professionalism a field and a force. (See Trained in american social history at Harvard University, David Rothman first explored the origins of mental hospitals, prisons, and almshouses. His 1971 book, The Discovery of the Asylum, was co-winner of the Albert J.

W. Richard Scott

W. Richard (Dick) Scott is professor emeritus in the department of sociology of Stanford University, with courtesy appointments in the Graduate School of Business, School of Education, and School of Medicine. He also served as the founding director of the Stanford Center for Organizations research (SCOR) - 1988-1996. He has spent his entire career at Stanford. After becoming Emeritus in 1999, he has been recalled by the Dean to active service, and continues to teach doctoral-level seminars in the Department.

Frank Sloan

Frank A. Sloan is the J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and professor of economics at Duke University since 1993. He is also the director of the Center for Health Policy, Law and Management at Duke that originated in 1998. Professor Sloan did his undergraduate work at Oberlin College and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Before joining the faculty at Duke in July 1993, he was a research economist at the Rand Corporation and on the faculties of the University of Florida and Vanderbilt University.

Rosemary Stevens

Rosemary A. Stevens is a Dewitt Wallace Distinguished Scholar in the department of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program. A health policy historian, Dr. Stevens has examined specialization in American medicine during the past 25 years, as well as the organization of care in the U.S., and physician practice arrangements. Previously she was the Stanley I.