Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE is the National Director of Clinical Innovation at US Acute Care Solutions. In this role, he leads efforts to implement novel delivery strategies in acute and emergency care. Prior to joining USACS, Dr. Pines was Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation & Policy Research and a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy & Management at George Washington University. Dr. Pines has served as Visiting Scholar in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy and led the Urgent Matters program, disseminating innovative approaches in acute care for nine years. He has also served as a senior advisor to the CMS Innovation Center, National Quality Forum, World Bank, and National Academy of Medicine, and served on the faculty at University of Pennsylvania for six years in the Departments of Emergency and Epidemiology & Biostatistics.
Dr. Pines earned his BA in the Biological Basis of Behavior, MS in Clinical Epidemiology, and Research Fellowship from University of Pennsylvania and an MD and MBA from Georgetown University. He also hold a certificate as in Leadership & Teaching from the GW School of Human Education and Development. He completed his EM residency at the University of Virginia, and a fellowship in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from at the University of Pennsylvania. As a researcher, Dr. Pines has been awarded funding from multiple government and non-government organizations including the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He is author on more than 290 peer-reviewed publications and six books on emergency care. He has also contributed to TIME magazine, Slate.com, Emergency Physicians’ Monthly, Foreign Policy Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.