David Satin, MD

Associate Professor, Compliance Officer & Risk Management Leader, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health; Faculty Advisor & Director of Courses in Ethics & Law, Public Health & Policy, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, U of MN Medical School

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David Satin, MD, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota’s Center for Bioethics following his residency in the University’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, medical school at the University of Western Ontario (Canada), a Robert Jones Scholarship in Philosophy to the University of St. Andrews (Scotland), a philosophy degree from the University of Western Ontario, and a health sciences degree from Marianopolis College in his hometown of Montreal, Canada.

Dr. Satin is a practicing physician and associate professor in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Within the Medical School, he directs the core courses in Ethics, Law, Policy, Healthcare Finance, and Quality Improvement. He has served on several AMA workgroups making quality measures for CMS and has consulted internationally on issues in Pay-for-Performance. He currently chairs the Risk adjustment and Segmentation Committee of Minnesota Community Measurement and serves on its Measurement and Reporting Committee. He also serves on the boards of his Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Stratis Health, and the Minnesota Alliance for Patient Safety.

Dr. Satin’s research interests span the field of health systems science, with publications on quality improvement, public health, behavioral economics, shared decision-making, and topics in bioethics.