Chris Moriates is the Executive Director for Costs of Care. He is also the Chief of Hospital Medicine for the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and a Full Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCLA. He previously served as the Assistant Dean for Healthcare Value, Associate Chair for Quality, Safety, and Value, and an Associate Professor at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Moriates led the creation of the UCSF Cost Awareness Curriculum, the Dell Med Discovering Value-Based Health Care Interactive Learning Modules, and the U.S STARS Program. He co-authored the book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (McGraw-Hill, 2015) and has published more than 75 peer-reviewed articles.