The Changing Practice and Promise of Medicine


Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, MACP

Meet Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, MACP

ACP’s previously scheduled Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 Keynote Speaker

In this video, Dr. Shah poignantly describes the changing landscape and dynamic of internal medicine and discusses how transitions in team-based care in the future will allow for better patient outcomes.

Dr. Shah is a professor and Senior Scholar at Stanford University. His charge is to generate robust scientific evidence demonstrating how lower-cost, high-quality care can be achieved while driving its local and national adoption through training, strategic partnerships, and evaluation.

In addition, Dr. Shah is a global leader in digital health and innovation; patient safety and quality; and the strategies required to transition to high-value, patient-centered health care. He continues his clinical efforts as well, serving on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic, seeing patients, and using his diagnostic skills to assess and treat ailments to yield the best outcomes. A graduate of Harvard College, Yale University School of Medicine, and the RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, he began his career as attending physician at NYU School of Medicine and research scientist at Geisinger Health, during which time he cared for patients at Bellevue Hospital and authored grants and scientific publications. He has served as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health and Chief Operating Officer for Clinical Operations for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California.

Now serving as a member of the HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee, Dr. Shah is an independent director for public and private companies and foundations and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.