Guy David, PhD is Allen B. Miller Professor, Health Care Management at the Wharton School and Professor of Health Policy and Medical Ethics at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. David pays attention to aspects of the health care system that are understudied, just emerging, or difficult to measure. His research on nonprofit hospitals, hospitalists, emergency medical services, home health care, primary care, patient-centered medical homes (PCMH), retainer based medicine, ambulatory surgery centers, data driven diseases management and medical technology disadoption has yielded insights into how individuals, firms, and regulators interact across the continuum of care. His research has shed new light on persistent questions in labor economics, industrial organization, and public finance. Emerging phenomena and new organizational trends in health care delivery hold a special interest for Dr. David. He is the recipient of the 2015 Health Services Research article-of-the-year award.
Dr. David is a mentor and educator as well as a researcher. He is the Chair of the Health Care Management Department and the former director of the doctoral program in Health Care Management and Economics at the Wharton School, where he teaches undergraduate, MBA, WEMBA, and PhD courses, as well as executive education programs, mostly around physician leadership. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Health Economics and Management. He received his MA in Economics from Tel Aviv University, and his PhD in Business Economics from the University of Chicago.