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Joseph Ross, MD, MHS

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy and Management)

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Joseph Ross, MD, MHS

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • General Internal Medicine

    P.O. Box 208093

    New Haven, CT 06520-8093

    United States



Joseph S. Ross, MD, MHS, is a Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy and Management), a member of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and an Co-Director of the National Clinician Scholars program (NCSP) at Yale. He completed his undergraduate degrees in biological science: neuroscience and psychology at the University of Rochester and his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. After completing his post-graduate training in primary care internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, Dr. Ross was a fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program at Yale, earning a Master’s degree in health sciences research. Using health services research methods, Dr. Ross’s research focuses on examining factors which affect the use or delivery of recommended ambulatory care services for older adults and other vulnerable populations, evaluating the impact of state and federal policies on the delivery of appropriate and higher quality care, and addressing issues related to pharmaceutical and medical device regulation, evidence development, postmarket surveillance, and clinical adoption. In addition, he collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators under contract for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to develop statistical models that are used to measure and publicly report hospital and ambulatory care clinical outcomes using administrative data. Dr. Ross co-directs the Yale-Mayo Clinic Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI), the Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project, the Collaboration for Regulatory Rigor, Integrity, and Transparency (CRRIT) at Yale Law School, and leads efforts at Yale-New Haven Health System in collaboration with the National Evaluation System for health Technology. Dr. Ross is currently a Deputy Editor at JAMA, co-founder of medRxiv, Chair of the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC), and a member of the New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council (New England CEPAC) for ICER.

Education & Training

  • MHS
    Yale School of Medicine (2006)
  • Postgraduate Training
    Montefiore Medical Center (2004)
  • MD
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2001)
  • BS
    University of Rochester (1996)
  • BA
    University of Rochester (1996)

Professional Service

JAMADeputy Editor2023 - Present
BMJAssociate Editor2020 - 2023
JAMA Internal MedicineAssociate Editor2013 - 2019
Journal of General Internal MedicineDeputy Editor2011 - 2013

Departments & Organizations