Howard Paul Forman, MD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics, of Management and of Public Health (Health Policy); Director of MD/MBA Program at Yale; Faculty Director of MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare; Director, Health Care Management Program

Departments & Organizations

Health Policy & Systems

National Clinician Scholars Program

Office of Student Research

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging: Clinical Radiology | Emergency Radiology

School of Public Health: Health Policy & Management

Yale Medical Group


Howie Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Public Health, Management, and Economics at Yale University. He came to Yale as a practicing diagnostic radiologist and remains an active clinician in the YNHH Emergency Room, where he also functions as the operational chief for Diagnostic Radiology. Over the last 18+ years, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on healthcare policy, economics, finance, and leadership. He is the faculty director and founder of Yale’s MD/MBA program and the Leadership in Healthcare: MBA for Executives program. Since 2011, he has been the director of the Health Care Management Program at the YSPH. He is actively involved in patient care and issues related to financial administration, healthcare compliance, and quality improvement. He has worked in the US Senate, as a health policy fellow, on Medicare legislation.

Education & Training

MD SUNY at Stonybrook (1989)
Fellow Institute of Medicine
Fellow University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Resident Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO

Honors & Recognition

  • Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow (2001), (2002)

  • Alpha Omega AlphaNational Honor Society

  • FellowAmerican College of Radiology

  • FellowSociety for Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance

  • Palmer ScholarUniversity of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Service

  • Editorial Service Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation (2013)

  • Editorial Service American Journal of Roentgenology (2002)

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Contact Info

Howard Paul Forman, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Diagnostic RadiologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Tompkins East Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2 209

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208042
Tompkin's East 2

New Haven, CT 06520-8042