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Howard Forman

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

Contact Information

Howard Forman, MD, MBA, FACR

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Radiology & Biomedical Imaging

    PO Box 208042, Tompkin's East 2

    New Haven, CT 06520-8042

    United States

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. Since 1998, 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


Research Interests

Costs and Cost Analysis; Economics, Hospital; Economics, Medical; Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Administration; Internship and Residency; Outcome and Process Assessment, Health Care; Public Health; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Quality of Health Care; Radiation; Radiology; Global Health; Telemedicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Economics, Pharmaceutical; Health Care Sector; Quality Improvement

Public Health Interests

Environmental Health; Health Care Quality, Efficiency; Health Care Financing; Health Care Management; Health Economics; Health Insurance; Health Policy; e-Health; Health Systems Reform; COVID-19

Selected Publications