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INFORMATION FOR

Howard Forman, MD, MBA, FACR

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; Director, MBA for Executives (Healthcare Focus Area); SOM; Director, Health Care Management Program; YSPH; Faculty Director of Finance; Department of Radiology; YSM

I have been a practicing Emergency/Trauma radiologist since my arrival at Yale in 1996. I have been teaching Health Policy and Health Care Leadership to Yale undergraduates, undergraduate medical, graduate, and graduate medical students since 1998, when I also founded the MD/MBA program, a program that I continue to direct. In 2003, I co-founded the Executive MBA Program at Yale, which has now expanded beyond its health care roots. Since 2011, I have been the program director of the Health Care Management Program at the Yale School of Public Health. Additionally, since 2020, I have been the director of clinical leadership development for the Yale-New Haven Health System, providing coaching and support to many of our emerging physician leaders.

This is all to say that I love teaching, mentoring, and supporting the career development of students in their pursuit of health care excellence. Through my role in the MD/MBA system, my teaching in the YSM Capstone course, and my two decades of service on the YSM admissions committee, I have been fortunate to play a small role in the educational experience and career decision making of many of our YSM alumni, while they were students.

I look forward to getting to know the students I coach and helping them become the best version of themselves—encouraging scholastic excellence, while developing into the compassionate, non-judgmental, patient-centered leaders that the world needs.