Howard Paul Forman, MD

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, 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

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Administration; Internship and Residency; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Radiation; Radiology; Global Health; Telemedicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Escherichia coli Proteins

Public Health Interests

Health Care Quality; Health care delivery; Health Care Financing; Health Care Management; Health Economics; Health insurance; Health Policy; Medicare/Medicaid; Quality of care; Radiation; Telemedicine

Research Summary

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.

Specialized Terms: Healthcare policy; Health economics; Medicare and medicaid finance; Radiation risks and consent practices; MQSA; Women in radiology; Workforce in radiology; Undergraduate and graduate education

Selected Publications

  • "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.
  • "What Characterizes Academic Radiology Departments that Secure Large Amounts of External Funding for Research?" (with A.L. Jonish, S. Kligerman, E. Nagy, M. Bhargavan, and J. Sunshine), Academic Radiology, Vol. 13, No. 12, 1513-1516, 2006.
  • "Is the Tobacco Settlement Constitutional?" (with R. Rajkumar and C.P. Gross) The Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics. Vol. 34, No. 4, 748-752, 2006.

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Contact Info

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

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

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8042