Faculty Advisor, Clinical Compliance

Neal H. Cohen, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., F.C.C.M.

Vice Dean, Professor, Anesthesia and Perioperative Care and Medicine

Dr. Cohen is Professor of Anesthesia and Medicine and Vice Dean for the UCSF School of Medicine.   He also serves as the Medical Director of the International Service.  Dr. Cohen received a BA degree from the University of Wisconsin, an MD from UCSF School of Medicine, MPH from the University of California, Berkeley and MS in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Dr. Cohen serves as Chair for the UCSF Clinical Enterprise Compliance Committee and Risk Management Committee and provides oversight and approval of all academic and clinical affiliations between the School of Medicine, other academic and clinical institutions as well as industry, both nationally and internationally.  He recently chaired the committee that developed the policy on Industry Relations and serves on the task force that oversees the policy.  He has extensive experience in addressing ways to manage conflicts of interest while fostering collaboration between the academic community and industry.  

Dr. Cohen is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists. Dr. Cohen has authored numerous articles and presented lectures on a wide array of topics related to the care of the critically ill patients, practice management, industry relations and its impact on innovations in health care, compliance and regulatory affairs.

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