Wade M Aubry, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
University of California, San Francisco
Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Biographical Sketch:
Wade M. Aubry, M.D. is a health policy researcher, clinician, and medical director. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and core faculty at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF, a practicing endocrinologist, and Senior Medical Director for Quorum Consulting, a healthcare consulting company. Previously, he was Senior Advisor for the California Technology Assessment Forum (CTAF), Senior Clinical and Policy Advisor for the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP), Vice President for the Lewin Group, Chief of Staff for Saint Francis Hospital in San Francisco, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Blue Shield of California, Medicare Part B Medical Director for Northern California, and National Medical Consultant for the BCBSA, where he chaired its Technology Evaluation Centerís national Medical Advisory Panel. Dr. Aubry received his B.S. degree from Stanford and his M.D. degree from UCLA, followed by an internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has served on numerous national health care advisory committees related to clinical and health services research, technology assessment, Medicare coverage, and health care quality for the NIH, IOM, AHRQ, CMS, and NCQA. Currently, he is a member of the UCSF Effectiveness Center team for the California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP), which produces evidence reports on proposed health insurance mandates in California. He is also a consultant to AcademyHealthís Electronic Data Methods (EDM) Forum on comparative effectiveness research. Dr. Aubry teaches on medical technology and health policy at UCSF, UC Berkeley, and UCLA, has lectured internationally, and has published numerous articles on medical technology and managed care.
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