David Scheinker is the Director of Systems Design and Collaborative Research at the Stanford Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. He is the Founder and Director of SURF Stanford Medicine, a group that brings together students and faculty from the university with physicians, nurses, and administrators from the hospitals to improve the quality of care using operations research methodology. He received a PhD in theoretical math from The University of California San Diego under Jim Agler. Before coming to Stanford, he was a Joint Research Fellow at The MIT Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts General Hospital. His current areas of research include applications of operations research in healthcare, healthcare policy, mathematical control theory, and functional analysis.
Concurrently with his university appointments, David has spent time teaching theoretical math to gifted 11 and 12 year old students for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. He is writing a popular math book titled Infinity in Wonderland with the intent to bring the material of these courses to a wider audience.
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Endocrinology and Diabetes
Founder and Director, SURF Stanford Medicine (2015 - Present)
Director of Systems Design and Collaborative Research, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford (2015 - Present)
Faculty, Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) (2018 - Present)
Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations
Advisor, Carta Healthcare (2017 - Present)