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Ari Friedman, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Ari B. Friedman, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and is Core Faculty at the Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research. His research investigates the industrial organization of the unscheduled care system (primary care clinics, urgent care and retail clinics, and emergency departments), access to care and insurance, and financial integration of population health into the medical system. His work has been cited more than 1,500 times, with an h-index of 14, and has been published in journals such as Health Affairs, The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Emergency Medicine, and JAMA Internal Medicine. Dr. Friedman completed his MD at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, his PhD in Healthcare Management and Economics at the Wharton School, and his residency at the Harvard Affiliate Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has held fellowships at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, the Harvard Initiative for Global Health, and at the Center for Emergency Care Policy and Research.

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