Amol Navathe

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Associate Professor of Healthcare Management and Economics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Amol Navathe


M.D., Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., health care management and economics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Summary of Experience

Dr. Navathe is a health economist and practicing physician who specializes in payment model design and evaluation and applications of statistical and machine learning to clinical decision making. His research focuses on the impact of value-based care and payment models on health care value; financial and nonfinancial incentive design for clinician practices; and the intersection of clinical trials and observational data analyses. Dr. Navathe is a staff physician at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center and vice chair and commission member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, a nonpartisan agency that advises the US Congress on Medicare policy. He has served as a fellow on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and as a medical officer and senior program manager of a US Department of Health and Human Services program on the comparative effectiveness of patient-centered outcomes research. He is also the cofounder of Embedded Healthcare (now Clarify Health), a company that applies behavioral economics to the development and adoption of value-based care model design in clinical practices. Dr. Navathe has published his research in numerous peer-reviewed journals and is the founding coeditor in chief of HealthCare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The Commonwealth Fund, among others. Dr. Navathe is a recipient of Johns Hopkins University’s Daniel E. Ford Award for achievement in health services and outcomes research.

AG Contacts

Paul E. Greenberg
Crystal Pike