Andrew B. BindmanChief, Director, Professor | San Francisco, California
Andrew Bindman, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He is also a senior advisor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation within the US Department of Health and Human Services where he works on issues related to the health care workforce, graduate medical education, and Medicaid.
He has practiced, taught and performed health services research at UCSF’s affiliated San Francisco General Hospital for over 25 years. Dr. Bindman has published extensively on evaluations of Medicaid health policies with a focus on access to care and health outcomes. During 2009-2010, he served as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow on the staff of the Energy and Commerce Committee within the US House of Representatives where he was intimately involved in the drafting of legislative language for the federal health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).