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

Research Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Clinical Radiology | Emergency Radiology

School of Public Health

Global Health Studies

MacMillan Center

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Howard Forman, MD, MBA, FACR
Office Location
Tompkins East Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2 204

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Radiology & Biomedical ImagingPO Box 208042
Tompkin's East 2

New Haven, CT 06520-8042