David Satin, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

David Satin

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-626-8581

Office Address:
University of Minnesota
516 Delaware St. SE
6-167 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
Minneapolis, MN 55455

University of Western Ontario

University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

Fellowship, University of Minnesota (bioethics)


David Satin, MD, is the department compliance officer and risk management leader. He also serves as faculty in the University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency, teaching and advising medical students. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics and researches ethical issues in performance-based quality improvement incentive programs (visit his online Pay for Performance Research Clearinghouse). Satin sits on several AMA work groups, designing performance measures for CMS.


Bioethics; performance-based quality improvement incentive programs, e.g., pay-for-performance, public reporting, physician report cards, bundled payments, capitation; emergency medicine; medical education



Manson HM, Satin D, Nelson V, Vadiveloo T. Ethics education in family medicine training in the United States: a national survey. Fam Med. 2014;46(1):28-35.

Miller JR, Larson BE, Satin D, Schuster L. Information-seeking and decision making preferences among adult orthodontic patients: An elective health care model. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2011;39:79–86.

Satin DJ, Miles J. Performance-based bundled payments: Potential benefits and burdens. Minnesota Medicine. 2009;92(10).

Satin DJ, Miles J. Who’s on first? The data-driven future of quality improvement. Minnesota Physician. 2009;March.

Satin DJ, Miles J. Practice incentives and professional responsibility. AMA Virtual Mentor. 2008;November.



  • Family medicine, Underserved medicine, Emergency medicine, Inpatient medicine