Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA is the William R. Murray Professor, M.D. Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of the core faculty of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is also a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Business School. Dr. Bozic is a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine and the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Dr. Bozic has fellowship training in Adult Reconstructive Surgery from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Bozic’s clinical interests are in adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee, with an emphasis on primary and revision hip and knee replacement. His research interests are broadly in the fields of health policy and health care services research, and specifically in the areas of healthcare technology assessment, cost-effectiveness analysis, shared medical decision making, and the impact of healthcare reform on cost and quality. In addition to his clinical and research activities, Dr. Bozic is actively involved in numerous regional and national health policy initiatives, including the University of California Center for Health Quality and Innovation Fellowship, the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the Integrated Healthcare Association’s Episode of Care Payment Program, and the California Health Care Foundation’s California Joint Replacement Registry Project.
Dr. Bozic also holds both regional and national leadership positions, as President of the California Orthopaedic Association, member of the Board of Trustees of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) and the Board of Directors of the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), and as Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Council on Research and Quality.
Dr. Bozic has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation’s Clinical Research Award, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Clinician-Scientist Traveling Fellowship Award, the American Orthopaedic Association’s American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeon’s James A. Rand Young Investigator Award, and the Orthopaedic Research Society’s William Harris Award.
Since arriving at UCSF, Dr. Bozic has received extramural funding for his research from the OREF, AHRQ, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the California HealthCare Foundation.