Sam Skootsky, MD

Dr. Skootsky is currently Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the UCLA Faculty Practice Group and Medical Group, and Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  He attended the University of California at Berkeley, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed a program in Health Care Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

As CMO of the Faculty Practice Group, leads UCLA’s population-based efforts in response to the Affordable Care Act’s emphasis on Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), MACRA, and commercial ACOs.  As CMO of the UCLA Medical Group, he has led the clinical, quality, and improvement activities.

Dr Skootsky serves on the governing board of APG and is a long-standing member of the Patient Assessment Survey project sponsored by Pacific Business Group on Health, which produces statewide patient experience data.