David Rubin

Senior Fellow

David Rubin, MD, MSCE

  • Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Director, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

David M. Rubin, MD, MSCE is the director of PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rubin is responsible for a center of emphasis that includes 30 faculty members and more than 60 staff conducting research in the areas of population healh, implementation science, and community-partnered research. He is a former associate program director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a current member of the Pentagon’s Military Family Readiness Council, a past Presidential appointee to the White House Commission to eliminate child abuse & neglect fatalities and a past member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Task Force on Foster Care and their Committee for Early Education, Adoption & Dependent Care. 

Dr. Rubin is an emerging leader in developing health system and public program innovation to meet the needs of high-risk populations of children. At the Children’s Hospital, which serves 500,000 children and adolescents annually, he serves as the Director of Population Health Innovation, where he is working across the health system to build capabilities for population health management and aligning delivery system reforms to improve the value and quality of care patients receive. He is an active pediatric/primary care clinician, educator, and mentor for fellows and junior faculty interested in children’s health policy and public health, as well as a skilled investigator with an MS in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

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