Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the founding chair of the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health and held that position until August of 2011. Until January 2011, he served as a Special Advisor on Health Policy to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and National Economic Council. He is also a breast oncologist and author. After completing Amherst College, he received his M.Sc. from Oxford University in Biochemistry. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and his Ph.D. in political philosophy from Harvard University. In 1987-88, he was a fellow in the Program in Ethics and the Professions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. After completing his internship and residency in internal medicine at Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital and his oncology fellowship at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, he joined the faculty at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Emanuel’s publications include The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics, edited by Dr. Emanuel and members of the NIH Department of Bioethics and Healthcare, Guaranteed, Dr. Emanuel’s own recommendations for health care reform and, Exploitation and Developing Countries. He is also an Op-Ed contributor to the New York Times. He has received numerous awards including election to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Science, the Association of American Physicians, and the Royal College of Medicine (UK). Hippocrates Magazine selected him as Doctor of the Year in Ethics. He received the AMA-Burroughs Welcome Leadership Award, the Public Service Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the John Mendelsohn Award from the MD Anderson Cancer Center
- PhD, Political Philosophy, Harvard University, 1984-1989
- MD, Harvard Medical School, 1981-1988
- MSc, Biochemistry, Exeter College, Oxford University, 1979-1981
- BA, Chemistry, Amherst College, 1975-1979
Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor; Professor of Health Care Management; Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine
The Wharton School
Health Care Management
Ezekiel Emanuel (2018). The Real Cost of the US Health Care System, JAMA, 319 (10), 983–985.
Navathe AS, Song Z, Emanuel EJ (2017). The Next Generation of Episode-Based Payments, JAMA, 317 (23), 2371-2372.
Emanuel, Ezekiel J. Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act will Improve our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System. New York: Public Affairs
Bekelman, J.E., Epstein, A.J., Emanuel, E.J. (2014). Getting the next version of payment policy “right” on the road toward accountable cancer care, International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 89 (5), 954-957.
Neera Tanden, Ezekiel Emanuel, and Topher Spiro (2014). A New Management Structure for a New Phase of the Affordable Care Act, Center for American Progress.
Emanuel, Ezekiel J. (2014). ObamaCare’s Fourth Anniversary — Progress, With Caveats, Wall Street Journal.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2014). Inside the Making of Obamacare; A Key Former White House Adviser on the Internal Struggles to Craft the Affordable Care Act, Wall Street Journal (Online).
Ramsey, S.D., Ganz, P.A., Shankaran, V., Peppercorn, J., and Emanuel, E (2013). Addressing the American Health Care Cost Crisis: Role of the Oncology Community, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 105 (23), 1777 – 1781.
Emanuel, Ezekiel J.; Steinmetz, Andrew (2013). Health Care Cost Control and Views of Physicians, JAMA, 310 (20), 2201.
Ezekiel J. Emanuel (2013). Going to the Moon in Health Care: Medicine’s Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG), JAMA, 310 (18), 1925-1926.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013, October 7). Test Our Children Well, The New Republic, 244.16, 9.
Emanuel, Ezekiel, and Andrew Steinmetz (2013). Will Physicians Lead on Controlling Health Care Costs?, JAMA, 310 (4), 374-375.
Emanuel, Ezekiel, and Robert P. Kocher (2013). The Transparency Imperative, Annals of Internal Medicine.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013). Reengineering U.S Health Care, JAMA, 309 (7), 661-662.
Lee, Oshima Emily, and Ezekiel Emanuel (2013). Shared Decision Making to Improve Care and Reduce Costs, New England Journal of Medicine, 368, 6-8.
Steinmetz, Andrew, and Ezekiel J.Emanuel (2013). What Does a Hip Replacement Cost? The Transparency Imperative in 2013 Comment on ‘Availability of Consumer Prices From U.S Hospitals for a Common Surgical Procedure’, JAMA, Internal Medicine, 173 (6), 432-434.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013 July 26). Those Hospital Rankings Could Use a Healthy Dose of Skepticism, The Wall Street Journal.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013 March 23). A Plan To Fix Cancer Care, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013 February 14). Health Care’s Good News, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013 February 2). We Can Be Healthy and Rich, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2013). Better, if Not Cheaper, Care, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 September 5). The Arkansas Innovation, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 March 23). Could This Be The End of Health Care Reform?, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 March 20). Entitled Reform For The Entitled, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 January 30). The End of Health Insurance Companies, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel, and Ruger, Theodore (2012 January 28). The Two Big Questions on Health Care, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 January 23). Share The Wealth, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012 January 21). What We Give Up for Health Care, The New York Times.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012). Global Justice and Bioethics, Oxford University Press.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012), Prevention and Cost Control, Science Magazine, 337 (6101), 1433.
Emanuel, Ezekiel, et al (2012). A Systemic Approach to Containing Health Care Spending, New England Journal of Medicine, 367, 949- 954.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012). PEPFAR and maximizing the Effects of Global Health Assistance, JAMA, 307 (19), 2097-2100.
Emanuel, Ezekiel (2012). Why Accountable Care Organizations Are Not 1990s Managed Care Redux, JAMA, 307(21), 2263-2264.
Kangovi, Shreya, Judith A. Long, Ezekiel Emanuel (2012). Community Health Workers Combat Readmission, Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(22), 1756-1757.
Kocher, Bob, and Ezekiel Emanuel (2012). Overcoming the Pricing Power of Hospitals, JAMA, 308(12), 1213-1214.
Rulli, Tina, Ezekiel Emanuel, David Wendler (2012). The Moral Duty to Buy Health Insurance, JAMA, 308(2), 137-138.
Spiro, Topher, Emily Oshima Lee, and Ezekiel Emanuel (2012). Price and Utilization: Why We Must Target Both to Curb Health Care Costs, Annals of Internal Medicine, 157(8), 586-590.