Howard Forman, MD, MBA, FACR, FSCBT/MR

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

Departments & Organizations

Radiology & Biomedical Imaging: Clinical Radiology | Emergency Radiology

School of Public Health: Health Policy & Management

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Howie Forman is a Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Public Health (Health Policy), 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 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 Healthcare focus area of the Executive MBA program. Since 2011, he has been the director of the Health Care Management (HCM) 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.

Education & Training

MBA Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Finance (1996)
MD SUNY at Stonybrook (1989)
Fellow Institute of Medicine
Fellow University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Resident Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification AB of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow (2001, 2002)

  • Alpha Omega AlphaNational Honor Society

  • FellowAmerican College of Radiology

  • FellowSociety for Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance

  • Palmer ScholarUniversity of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Service

  • Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) (2016 - Present) Categorical Course Committee; Subcommittee Chair for Health Care Policy. Scientific Program Committee; Emergency/Trauma Radiology

  • Clinical Imaging (Journal) (2014 - Present) Editorial Board

  • Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation (2013 - Present) Editorial Board

  • American Journal of Roentgenology (2002 - Present) Editorial Board

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Contact Info

Howard Forman, MD, MBA, FACR, FSCBT/MR
Patient Care Location
Yale Diagnostic RadiologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

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

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8042