Mark A. Levine, MD, FACP, is Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health, and Faculty Associate in the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. He teaches in areas of clinical geriatrics, quality, health systems and ethics. Dr. Levine is a past chair of the American Medical Association’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, steward of the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
An alumnus of Rutgers College and Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Levine completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and fellowship in Clinical Immunology at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Levine served the US Department of Health and Human Services as Chief Medical Officer in the Denver office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A quality improvement coach for the agency, he was active in developing and maintaining agency initiatives in clinical quality, payment reform, value-based payment and delivery system innovation.
Dr. Levine practiced general internal medicine in the Denver area for many years in a variety of practice settings; solo, small group, large group and integrated group. He co-founded and developed a large physician group practice. He has broad experience in managed care with service as an IPA and HMO medical director. He also founded the Colorado Patient Safety Coalition.
Through this varied, deep and practical knowledge and experience, he recognizes the many challenges and opportunities facing American health care in the evolution of safe, effective, timely, equitable, patient-centered and efficient medical care.