Kevin Alan Schulman, MD

Professor of Medicine
Gregory Mario and Jeremy Mario Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Business Administration
Research Professor of Global Health
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Member of Duke Cancer Institute
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Director, Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics
Campus mail 6042 N Pavilion Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-8101
Email address kevin.schulman@duke.edu

Kevin A. Schulman, MD, MBA, is a professor of medicine and the Gregory Mario and Jeremy Mario Professor of Business Administration at Duke University. He is a visiting professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. He holds several leadership appointments at Duke. He is an associate director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute in the School of Medicine, the country's largest academic clinical research organization. In Duke's Fuqua School of Business, he served for more than a decade as the director of the Health Sector Management program, the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics degree program, and the Center for the Study of Health Management. His other university affiliations include the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine; the Duke Translational Medicine Institute; and the Duke Global Health Institute.

Dr. Schulman is a distinguished researcher who has received more than $48 million in research grants. His research interests include health services research and policy, including access to care and the impact of reimbursement and regulatory policies on clinical practice; health economics and economic evaluation in clinical research; and medical decision making, especially in patients with life-threatening conditions. He teaches courses in biotechnology, health policy, and health IT strategy.

Dr. Schulman has published nearly 400 articles and book chapters; his peer-reviewed papers have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and Annals of Internal Medicine. He is the senior associate editor of Health Services Research and a member of the editorial/advisory boards of the American Journal of Medicine and the American Heart Journal.

A recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Schulman is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He is a voting member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee. He has served as session chair and panelist at dozens of medical and health care conferences. Dr. Schulman has also served on numerous grant review committees for the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and other bodies. He is a member of the advisory board for the Centre for Healthcare Policy and Management at the China Europe International Business School. In 2010-2011, he was a mentor for the Commonwealth Fund's Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice. He is the founding president of the Business School Alliance for Health Management, a consortium of the leading business schools offering health management programs.

Dr. Schulman received his MD from the New York University School of Medicine and his MBA, with a concentration in health care management, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is board-certified in internal medicine.

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University, 1988
  • M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Publications

Schulman, KA, Balu, S, and Reed, SD. "Specialty Pharmaceuticals for Hyperlipidemia--Impact on Insurance Premiums." The New England journal of medicine 373, no. 17 (October 7, 2015): 1591-1593.

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26444460
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Manary, M, Staelin, R, Kosel, K, Schulman, KA, and Glickman, SW. "Organizational characteristics and patient experiences with hospital care: a survey study of hospital chief patient experience officers." American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 30, no. 5 (September 2015): 432-440.

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24951105
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Mühlbacher, AC, Bethge, S, Reed, SD, and Schulman, KA. "Patient Preferences for Features of Health Care Delivery Systems: A Discrete Choice Experiment." Health services research (August 10, 2015).

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26255998
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Andrews, RM, and Schulman, KA. "Enhancing the Value of Statewide Hospital Discharge Data: Improving Clinical Content and Race-Ethnicity Data." Health Services Research 50 (August 2015): 1265-1272.

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Dardas, T, Li, Y, Reed, SD, O'Connor, CM, Whellan, DJ, Ellis, SJ, Schulman, KA, Kraus, WE, Forman, DE, and Levy, WC. "Incremental and independent value of cardiopulmonary exercise test measures and the Seattle Heart Failure Model for prediction of risk in patients with heart failure." The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 34, no. 8 (August 2015): 1017-1023.

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25940075
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Kalman, NS, Hammill, BG, Schulman, KA, and Shah, BR. "Hospital overhead costs: The neglected driver of health care spending?." Journal of Health Care Finance 41, no. 4 (January 1, 2015).

Scholars@Duke

Dardas, T, Li, Y, Reed, SD, O'Connor, CM, Whellan, DJ, Ellis, SJ, Schulman, KA, Kraus, WE, Forman, DE, and Levy, WC. "Incremental and independent value of cardiopulmonary exercise test measures and the Seattle Heart Failure Model for prediction of risk in patients with heart failure." Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 34, no. 8 (2015): 1017-1023.

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Richman, B, Herzlinger, R, and Schulman, K. "Market-Based Solutions to Antitrust Threats-- The Rejection of the Partners Settlement." New England Journal of Medicine (2015).

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25738542
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Dinan, MA, and Schulman, KA. "Exploring variation in care: alternative conceptual models." Annals of internal medicine 161, no. 11 (December 2014): 835-836.

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25437412
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Schulman, KA. "Review: in adult outpatients, nurse-managed protocols improve hemoglobin A1c levels and blood pressure." Annals of internal medicine 161, no. 12 (December 2014): JC6-.

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25506878
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