Howard Paul Forman MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, of Economics, of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 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

Biographical Info

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

SUNY at Stonybrook (1989)
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO, Radiology (1990 - 1994)
University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Institute of Medicine, Health Policy Fellowship - Robert Wood Johnson (2001 - 2002)
Board Certification
Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified  (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    National Honor Society 
  • Fellow
    American College of Radiology 
  • Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow
  • Fellow
    Society for Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance 
  • Palmer Scholar
    University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA 

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board, Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation (07/01/2013)
  • Associate Editor/Section Editor, American Journal of Roentgenology (07/01/2002)

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