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Will we Ever Truly Value Equity in the US Health Care System - Marshall Chin

Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine Associate Chief and Director of Research, Section of General Internal Medicine Director, Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research Associate Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics


Dr. Chin is the Richard Parrillo Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics here at the University of Chicago and an Associate Director at the MacLean Center. He is a general internist with extensive experience caring for vulnerable patients with chronic diseases, and a national expert on health disparities in medicine. He is Associate Chief and Director of Research for the Section of General Internal Medicine, as well as the Director of the Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research.

Dr. Chin has worked to advance diabetes care and outcomes on the South Side through health care system and community interventions. He also leads initiatives to improve health strategies at a national level as director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Finding Answers: Solving Disparities Through Payment and Delivery System Reform Program Office and Co-Director of the Merck Foundation's Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care National Program Office.

Dr. Chin performed many of the key research studies informing how to improve diabetes care and outcomes in federally-qualified health centers serving vulnerable populations with limited resources. His current projects include improving diabetes outcomes in real-world settings, reducing health disparities by transforming the way care is organized and paid for, enhancing care by facilitating partnerships between the health care system and other sectors such as food and housing, and improving shared decision making among clinicians and LGBTQ people of color.

In addition to his clinical and research roles, Dr. Chin is a teacher and award-winning mentor, committed to providing opportunities for trainees. Dr. Chin attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency, fellowship, and Masters in Public Health at Harvard. Dr. Chin was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2017.


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