Christopher Moriates MD

Executive Director

Dr. Moriates is the Executive Director for Costs of Care. He is also Assistant Dean for Healthcare Value in the Department of Medical Education; Associate Chair for Quality, Safety, and Value, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Moriates led the creation of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) Cost Awareness curriculum and the UCSF Caring Wisely program, as well as created and directed the U.S. Choosing Wisely STARS program. He has co-authored the book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (McGraw-Hill, 2015) and has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles.