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Michael Wilson, Ph.D., M.D.

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Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards
Minority Career Development Award

Michael Wilson received his M.D. from the University of Michigan and his PhD. in Health Economics from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. He is a board certified Emergency Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with fellowship training in Trauma and Critical Care Medicine, an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Affiliated Faculty at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University.

His research interests focus on measuring the value of emergency department care. At the broadest level, he seeks to develop a measure of emergency department performance along both quality and cost dimensions. His research projects examine variations in quality and cost and disparities by race, gender, and socioeconomic status for cohorts of patients who present to emergency departments for care. The goal of this research is to provide an evidence base for the construction of value-based incentives at the health system level.

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  1. Obermeyer Z, Cohn B, Wilson M, Jena AB, Cutler DM. Early death after discharge from emergency departments: analysis of national US insurance claims data. BMJ. 2017 Feb 01; 356:j239. PMID: 28148486; PMCID: PMC6168034.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Schuur JD, Baker O, Freshman J, Wilson M, Cutler DM. Where Do Freestanding Emergency Departments Choose to Locate? A National Inventory and Geographic Analysis in Three States. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 69(4):383-392.e5. PMID: 27421814.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Niedzwiecki M, Baicker K, Wilson M, Cutler DM, Obermeyer Z. Short-term Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries After Low-acuity Visits to Emergency Departments and Clinics. Med Care. 2016 May; 54(5):498-503. PMID: 27078822.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Wilson M, Welch J, Schuur J, O'Laughlin K, Cutler D. Hospital and emergency department factors associated with variations in missed diagnosis and costs for patients age 65 years and older with acute myocardial infarction who present to emergency departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Oct; 21(10):1101-8. PMID: 25308132.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Wilson M, Cutler D. Emergency department profits are likely to continue as the Affordable Care Act expands coverage. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 May; 33(5):792-9. PMID: 24799576.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. M Wilson. Measuring the Health and Costs Consequences of Emergency Department Overcrowding. 2010.
  7. M Wilson, R Sinert. Hypernatremia. emedicine.com. 1999.
  8. M Wilson, R Sinert. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. emedicine.com. 1999.
  9. W Dunnick, M Wilson, J Stanvnezer. Mutations, duplication, and deletion of recombined switch regions suggest a role for DNA replication in the immunoglobulin heavy-switch . Mollecular and Cellular Biology . 1989; 9(5):1850-1856.
  10. M Wilson, S Takhar, D Cutler. 2013 Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting. Racial Disparities in Emergency Department Care: An Observational Study using National Medicare Data.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.