Francis J. Crosson, MD
- Education and Training
AB, Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences
MD, with honors, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics (PL 1, 2, 3), New England Medical Center Hospitals
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Executive Program, Stanford University School of Business Administration
Dr. Francis Crosson worked as a pediatrician and took on roles of increasing responsibility in management throughout his Kaiser Permanente career. Dr. Crosson’s research and publication has explored pediatrics, infection and immunity, cancer, health care delivery systems, and physician satisfaction.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1988–1997Associate Executive DirectorThe Permanente Medical Group, Inc.1997–2007Founding Executive DirectorThe Permanente Federation, LLC2007–2008Senior Medical DirectorThe Permanente Federation, LLC2008–2010Associate Executive DirectorThe Permanente Medical Group, Inc.2010–2012Director of Public PolicyThe Permanente Medical Group, Inc.2008–2012Senior FellowKaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy2012–2014Group Vice President, Professional SatisfactionCare Delivery and Payment, The American Medical Association2015–presentChairmanThe Congressional Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 1970Alpha Omega AlphaNational Medical Honor Society
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Crosson FJ, Casalino LP. Physician Satisfaction with Medical Practice in the United States: Root Causes and Some Solutions. Professions and Professionalism, Oslo, 5(1) May 2015
Crosson FJ, Casalino LP. Physician Satisfaction: Should Anyone Care? Professions and Professionalism, Oslo, 5(1) May 2015
Crosson FJ, Friedberg M, Tutty M. Physicians’ Concerns About Electronic Health Records: Implications and Steps Toward Solutions. Health Affairs blog and RAND Commentary, 2014.
Crosson FJ. Physician Professionalism in Employed Practice. JAMA 2015 May 12;313(18)1817-1818.
Crosson FJ, Tollen L. Managing the Care and Costs of a Defined Insured Population. The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Care Law, Oxford University Press, London, 2017