Joseph Ross, M.D., M.H.S.
Joseph S. Ross, MD, MHS, is an Assistant Professor in the Section of General Internal Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. 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 Clinical Scholars program at Yale University, earning a Master’s degree in Health Sciences Research. He was awarded a Paul B. Beeson Career Development Award in Aging Research from the National Institute on Aging in 2008. 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 conflicts of interest, medical professionalism, and drug safety. Dr. Ross continues to collaborate 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 clinical outcomes using administrative data.