Donald Casey Jr


901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Research & Practice Interests

Accountable Care and Clinical Integration Via Risk- and Value-Based Contracting
Clinical Practice Guidelines and Performance Measurement Development and Implementation
Quality Outcomes Measurement and Improvement
Physician/Medical Staff Leadership and Accountability
Population Health Management for Chronic Illnesses


MD, University of Cincinnati
MBA, University of Pennsylvania
MPH, Johns Hopkins University



Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

University Appointment

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health


Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety


Donald Casey, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, FAHA, FAAPL, DFACMQ, is currently President of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) in Chicago, IL. ACMQ is “The Organization” for healthcare professionals responsible for providing leadership in quality and safety outcomes, who want or need the tools, experience and expertise to improve the quality and safety of patient care. He has served as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Delmarva Medicare QIO, Catholic Healthcare Partners (now Mercy Health), Atlantic Health System and as CMO of the NYU Langone clinically integrated network.

Dr. Casey has participated in developing and implementing numerous clinical practice guidelines and quality performance measures through the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Hospital Association, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Quality Forum (NQF), The Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and state health departments, among others.

Dr. Casey has served in a number of capacities as advisor, consultant and technical expert for many national organizations, including HHS, CMS, AHRQ, NIH, NQF, NCQA, AMA, ACP, ACC, American Heart Association, American Hospital Association, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) and various state governments.  This included his longstanding Chair of the NQF Care Coordination Steering Committee from 2005 to 2017.  Dr. Casey is currently an active member of the NQF Patient and Experience Committee.   

A widely published author and expert in healthcare quality, Dr. Casey has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in publications such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).   He is a member of the Editorial Board of AJMQ and frequently serves as an active peer reviewer for AJMQ, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine and Inquiry. With an Elsevier Scopus h-Index of 55, Dr. Casey has been cited more than 25,000 instances in the international healthcare literature.

A board-certified primary care internist, Dr. Casey has practiced primary care, emergency medicine, and hospital/critical care medicine in a variety of clinical settings for 20 years, including an inner city Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), a 2 physician private office practice, a large internal medicine teaching program group practice and a multispecialty group in a rural community providing full risk/capitated care to Medicaid patients. He has also served as a medical director for long term care, palliative care, geriatric services and home care organizations.

Dr. Casey currently serves on the faculty of Rush University, and also as adjunct faculty at Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health, the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) and at Loyola of Chicago Quinlan School of Business’ Healthcare Management Executive Education division. He has also held prior academic appointments at Rush Medical College (Associate Professor of Medicine) and the Schools of Medicine of Icahn Mount Sinai (Associate Professor of Medicine) and NYU (Professor of Medicine and Population Health) and Xavier University School of Health Administration (Cincinnati).

A highly sought after speaker, Dr. Casey lectures and teaches nationwide on health policy issues, physician leadership and on new strategies to improve patient care through clinical integration, effective care coordination, evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, patient-centered outcomes, new models of undergraduate and graduate medical education and quality performance measurements.