Joseph S. Ross, M.D., M.H.S., is a Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy and Management), a member of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and an Co-Director of the National Clinician Scholars program (NCSP) at Yale. He completed his undergraduate degrees in biological science: neuroscience and psychology at the University of Rochester and his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
After completing his post-graduate training in primary care internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY, Dr. Ross was a fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program at Yale, earning a Master’s degree in health sciences research. Using health services research methods, Dr. Ross’s research focuses on examining factors which affect the use or delivery of recommended ambulatory care services for older adults and other vulnerable populations, evaluating the impact of state and federal policies on the delivery of appropriate and higher quality care, and issues related to pharmaceutical and medical device regulation, evidence development, postmarket surveillance, and clinical adoption. In addition, he collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators under contract for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to develop statistical models that are used to measure and publicly report hospital and ambulatory care clinical outcomes using administrative data.
Dr. Ross co-directs the Yale-Mayo Clinic Center for Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI), the Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project, the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) at Yale Law School, and leads efforts at Yale-New Haven Health System in collaboration with the National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST). Dr. Ross is currently the U.S. Outreach and Research Editor at BMJ.