Nicholas is an integrated plastic surgery resident at Michigan Medicine. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame, Master’s in Public Health at Yale University, and Medical Degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Nicholas’s research has focused on strategies to improve the delivery of value-based care, spanning the integration of implementation science into learning health systems to the design and adoption of alternative payment models. He was selected to the 2019-2021 cohort of the National Clinician Scholars Program, where he completed a Master’s Degree in Health & Healthcare Research. He intends to pursue a career in academic surgery with a clinical focus on reconstructive microsurgery. As an academic surgeon, he will leverage his expertise in health services and health policy research to improve delivery of value-based care through federal policy evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practices.
- Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
- Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
- Graduate School: Yale University
- Edwin Wilkins, MD
- Adeyiza Momoh, MD
- Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS
- Erika Sears, MD, MS
- Lesly Dossett, MD, MPH
- Andrew Ryan, PhD
- Jeffrey Kullgren, MD, MPH, MS
- Sarah Hawley, PhD
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