David Goodman

David Goodman, MD MS
Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Founder of the Wennberg International Collaboration
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Hanover, NH, USA 03755

David C. Goodman is Professor of Pediatrics and of Health Policy at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; and Co-Principal Investigator, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine at the Univ. of Bern. Dr. Goodman's has a longstanding research interest in the causes and consequences of health care variation and a specific interest in unwarranted variation in the use of neonatal intensive care services.

Dr. Goodman is one of the founding investigators of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care and has led multiple Atlas projects on such topics as the physician workforce, end-of-life cancer care, post hospital discharge care, and care for infants and children. His has published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Health Affairs, Pediatrics, and The New York Times. He has served on the editorial boards of the journals Health Services Research, Pediatrics, and The Journal of Pediatrics.

Dr. Goodman is a member of the American Pediatric Society, Delta Omega Honor Society, and was the recent Chair of the U.S. Council on Graduate Medical Education. With his colleague, Prof. Gwyn Bevan at the London School of Economics, he co-founded the Wennberg International Collaborative.

Dr. Goodman received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center and his master’s degree in medical care epidemiology from Dartmouth College. He served his residency in pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and received specialty training in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Dartmouth.

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