Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH
Marshall H. Chin, MD, MPH, FACP, is the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, and a general internist with extensive experience improving the care of vulnerable patients with chronic disease. He is Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Advancing Health Equity: Leading Care, Payment, and Systems Transformation National Program Office; Director of the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research; Co-Director of the Merck Foundation Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care National Program Office; Associate Chief and Director of Research in the Section of General Internal Medicine; and Associate Director of the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Chin co-chairs the National Quality Forum Disparities Standing Committee that recommended how to achieve health equity through performance measurement and payment reform to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via its report A Roadmap for Promoting Health Equity and Eliminating Disparities: The 4 I’s for Health Equity. He serves on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Community Preventive Services Task Force and the National Advisory Council to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. Currently, Dr. Chin is improving diabetes care and outcomes on the South Side of Chicago through health care system and community interventions. He is co-directing a project evaluating the value of the national federally-qualified health center system. Dr. Chin is also leading an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded research project to improve shared decision making among clinicians and LGBTQ racial/ethnic minority patients. His work over the past decade leading RWJF’s Finding Answers program led to the creation of the Roadmap to Reduce Disparities, cited in the National Academy of Medicine’s report System Practices for the Care of Socially At-Risk Populations and The CMS Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare. Dr. Chin is a former President of the Society of General Internal Medicine. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Chin was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017.