Department of Urology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
C.J. Stimson, MD, JD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Stimson received his medical and law degrees from Vanderbilt University and completed his residency in urologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions as the Warburton-Jewett Fellow in Urologic Oncology.
Currently, his clinical practice in urologic oncology is at the Vanderbilt affiliated Veterans Administration hospital in Nashville, TN.
Dr. Stimson has extensive health policy experience in both the legislative and executive branches at the federal level. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Health Policy Legislative Fellow to Republican and Democratic members, including Dr. Phil Roe (TN-1) and Jim Cooper (TN-5), as well as the GOP Doctors Caucus. In the executive branch, he was the first surgeon at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), taking a leadership position as the co-chair of multiple episode-based payment policy workgroups responsible for developing federal regulations for CMMI episode payment models.
Dr. Stimson continues to play a substantive role in federal health policy development as a Senior Advisor to the Front Office for the CMMI. Specifically, he provides clinical and regulatory expertise related to the development of alternative payment models.
In addition to his clinical and CMMI roles, Dr. Stimson concurrently serves as the Medical Director of the Office of Episodes of Care in the Office of Population Health and as Senior Advisor to the Chief Health System Officer, Vanderbilt Health System. In these roles Dr. Stimson works across Vanderbilt Health to facilitate the organization’s transition to value-based and accountable care. This includes building out the health system’s clinical and operational capacity to develop alternative payment models in service to transformative clinical redesign.
Friday, May 3
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Monday, May 6
2:40 PM – 2:50 PM