Dr. Christina Cutter is a clinician-researcher in emergency medicine and health services research.
She completed her undergraduate degree in the History of Science, History of Medicine at Yale College. Undergraduate coursework in health economics inspired her to better understand healthcare ecosystems and she consequently pursued an advanced degree in health systems analysis at the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. She then attended medical school at the University of Colorado where international work in South Africa instilled her interest in emergency medicine. She conducted her residency training at the University of Michigan, served as a chief resident, and completed the Healthcare Administration Scholars Program. She then pursued fellowship training in health services research within the National Clinician Scholars Program with support from the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Service and achieved an advanced degree in healthcare research with honors.
Dr. Cutter then joined the University of Michigan Medical School faculty and, as a board-certified emergency medicine physician, she provides clinical care at Michigan Medicine and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Her research explores the integration of decision systems and innovative models of care delivery to enhance value across the acute care continuum as well as systems-based interventions to support equity and retention within the academic biomedical workforce. Her work is supported by the Department of Emergency Medicine, Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative, Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation, and Center for Bioethics & Social Sciences.