Howard P. Forman

Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, Economics, and Public Health; Director of the M.D./M.B.A. Program; Director of Healthcare Curriculum, M.B.A. for Executives Program; Lecturer in Ethics, Politics, and Economics

Faculty Directory

Professor Forman is a Professor of Diagnostic Radiology (and Vice Chair for Finance),  Public Health (Health Policy), Economics and Management. Professor Forman directs the healthcare management program in the Yale School of Public Health and teaches healthcare economics in the Yale College Economics Department. He is the faculty founder and director of the MD/MBA program as well as the faculty director of the healthcare focus area in the School of Management’s MBA for Executives program. As a practicing emergency/trauma radiologist, he is actively involved in patient care and issues related to financial administration, healthcare compliance, and contracting. His research has been focussed on improving imaging services delivery through better access to information. He has worked in the U.S. Senate, as a health policy fellow, on Medicare legislation.



  • MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • MD, SUNY- Stony Brook, 1989
  • BS, The City College of New York, CUNY, 1987


  • Healthcare Policy, Finance, and Economics MGT 698
  • Healthcare Management Colloquium MGT 699
  • Independent Reading & Research MGT 690

Selected Articles

Gender Trends in Radiology Authorship: A 35-Year Analysis

H.P. Forman, C.L. Piper, J.R. Scheel and C.I. Lee
American Journal of Roentgenology

Innovating in health care management education: development of an accelerated MBA and MPH degree program at Yale

H.P. Forman and M.M. Pettigrew
American Journal of Public Health;

Screening for Pediatric Blunt Cerebrovascular Injury: Review of Literature and a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

H.P. Forman, A. Malhotra, X. Wu, V.B. Kalra, J. Schindler, and T.R. Goldman
J Pediatr Surg.

Non-Interpretive Skills Special Focus Issue: Health Policy and Practice

H.P. Forman
American Journal of Roentgenology

Ordering of CT by emergency department provider type: analysis of a nationally representative sample

H.P. Forman, C.I. Lee, N.A. Ponce, S.I. Ettner, K.L. Kahn, L.W. Bassett


  • Distinguished Student Mentor Award, YSPH, Presented at Graduation 2013
  • American College of Healthcare Executives’ Distinguished Faculty Advisor Award for Connecticut, 2013
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology
  • Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, 2001-2002
  • Fellow, Society for Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society
  • Palmer Scholar, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business


  • Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation Editorial Board