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

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchHealth Policy & SystemsSchool of Public Health: Health Policy & ManagementDiagnostic Radiology: Emergency Radiology; Clinical RadiologyRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program


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.


  • M.D., SUNY at Stonybrook , 1989

Selected Publication

  • "Referring Physicians' Attitudes Toward International Interpretation of Teleradiology Images" (with N. Lester, T. Durazzo, A. Kaye and M. Ahl), American Journal of Roentgenology, Vol. 188, No. 1, 1-8, 2007.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Society
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