Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Caroline S. Blaum joined NCQA from NYU Langone Health where she was the Diane and Arthur Belfer Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Director of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care from 2012-2020. At NYU, Dr. Blaum maintained an active clinical practice and supervised clinical education for medical trainees in geriatrics and palliative care. She led an extensive reach research program in translational research that was supported by the NIA, AHRQ, PCORI, and The John A Hartford Foundation concerning models of care for vulnerable populations, multiple chronic conditions, frailty, and diabetes in older adults. Prior to going to NYU, Dr. Blaum was Professor and Assistant Dean for Population Health at the University of Michigan Health System where she led UM’s experiences in Medicare managed care, ACO’s and PCMH. Dr. Blaum has been active in national policy work related to delivery system redesign and quality of care for older adults and people with multiple chronic conditions and has worked with the American Geriatrics Society, the AMA PCPI, and NQF.