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Marshall Chin, MD, MPH

University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics at the University of Chicago is a practicing general internist and health services researcher who has dedicated his career to advancing health equity through interventions at individual, organizational, community, and policy levels. Through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Advancing Health Equity program, Dr. Chin collaborates with teams of state Medicaid agencies, Medicaid managed care organizations, and frontline healthcare organizations to implement payment reforms to support and incentivize care transformations that advance health equity. He also partners with eight urban and rural communities to integrate medical and social care to reduce diabetes disparities through the Merck Foundation Bridging the Gap program. Dr. Chin was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017.

Dr. Chin has trained in improv and standup comedy at The Revival theater (Chicago), Cold Tofu (Los Angeles), and Science Riot. He is a member of The Excited State improv troupe, which combines short-form improv games with science communication for the general public. He has performed standup at the Field Museum, Den Theatre, Comedy Bowl Tonight, and Laughter and Local Politics event. Dr. Chin and his colleagues have used improv and standup comedy, graphic medicine, and Theatre of the Oppressed to teach health professional trainees about advancing health equity, with publications in JAMA Internal Medicine, BMC Medical Education, and forthcoming in Academic Medicine.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, February 4

10:45am EST