Dr. Alan Rosenstein is currently a practicing Internist in San Francisco, CA, and a consultant in health care management. Previously he served as Medical Director for Physician Wellness Services in Minneapolis, MN, Medical Director of Clinical Effectiveness and Care Management at ValleyCare Hospital in Pleasanton, CA, Vice President and Medical Director for VHA West Coast, Vice President of Clinical Informatics for McKesson- HBOC, Medical Director of Clinical Decision Support for HBSI information systems, and Director of Medical Resource Management, Manager of Outcome Measurement and Chairman of Case Management at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. He has also served as Regional Medical Director for BPS Health Care in Northern California and as Medical Director for a hospital sponsored I.P.A. and M.S.O.
Dr. Rosenstein graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, CA and three years of residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco, CA. He then spent two years in the military as the Director of Professional Services at the Walter Reed Army Medical Clinic in the Pentagon. He earned his M.B.A. in Health Services Management at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Rosenstein has had over 150 publications and extensive national and international lecture and consultation experience in the areas of care management, physician engagement, performance improvement, patient safety, nurse- physician relationships, disruptive behaviors, communication efficiency, physician stress and burnout, and cultural and behavioral factors affecting patient/ staff satisfaction and clinical performance. Dr. Rosenstein’s research on disruptive behaviors has been cited in over 200 medical journals and he has had numerous experiences in being called as an expert witness in this area.
Dr. Rosenstein’s primary interests lie in working with administration, physicians, and clinical staff to identify opportunities to improve performance outcomes by taking a multidisciplinary organizational approach to improving behaviors that affect care practices and work relationships impacting patient and staff satisfaction, and clinical, operational, and financial outcomes of care.