Dr. Jesse Pines Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation & Policy Research, GWU
Dr. Pines is the Director of the GW Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research in the George Washington (GW) University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at GW Milken Institute School of Public Health (MISPH). Dr. Pines is the Principal Investigator for Urgent Matters (www.urgentmatters.org), a program that disseminates information on best practices in emergency care. Dr. Pines is a board-certified emergency physician practicing at GW Hospital with extensive experience in quality improvement, patient safety, operations research, and clinical epidemiology. Dr. Pines has served as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center, and a consultant to the National Quality Forum on patient safety and emergency care. He co-authored an Institute of Medicine Report on sustainable models for emergency preparedness funding.
Dr. Pines holds a B.A. in the Biological Basis of Behavior and a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Pennsylvania and an MD and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgetown University. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in research at Penn. Prior to coming to GW in 2010, Dr. Pines served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for 5 ½ years.
Dr. Pines has been awarded funding from multiple organizations including the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, GW Hospital, Universal Health Services, Inc., the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Homeland Security, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Emergency Medicine Foundation, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, the Institute on Aging, the Thomas McCabe fund, the University Research Foundation at Penn, the National Priorities Partnership on Aging, Boehringer-Ingelheim and Abbott Point-of-Care.
He is author on more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has published several books: Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (2006, 2011), Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules (2008, 2013), and Emergency Care and the Public’s Health (2014). His latest book, Value-Based Approaches in Acute and Emergency Care, will be published in 2016. He has contributed to TIME magazine, Slate.com, Emergency Physicians’ Monthly, Foreign Policy Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.