Professor Sage's current areas of teaching are health law, regulatory theory, antitrust, and professional responsibility.
Health law, regulatory theory, antitrust, and professional responsibility
A.B., Harvard, 1982; M.D., J.D., Stanford, 1988. Note editor, Stanford Law Review. Intern, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, 1988-89. Resident in anesthesiology and critical care medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1989-90. Associate, O'Melveny & Myers, Los Angeles, 1990-95. President's Task Force on Health Care Reform, 1993. Elected Fellow, Hastings Center. Taught at Columbia Law School 1995-2006.Principal investigator, The Pew Charitable Trusts Project on Medical Liability in Pennsylvania (2002-05).Serves on the editorial board of Health Affairs. Served on the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Rapid Advances in Health Care (2002). Served on the JCAHO Tort Resolution and Injury Prevention Roundtable (2004-05).
Co-editor, Medical Malpractice and the U.S. Health Care System (Cambridge University Press, 2006), Uncertain Times: Kenneth Arrow and the Changing Economics of Health Care (Duke University Press, 2003).
Articles include: "Regulating through Information: Disclosure Laws and American Health Care," Columbia Law Review (1999); "Antitrust, Health Care Quality, and the Courts," Columbia Law Review (with Hammer, 2002); "Medical Liability and Patient Safety," Health Affairs (2003); and "The Impact of Malpractice Reforms on the Supply of Physician Services," JAMA (with Kessler and Becker, 2005).
Received Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research (1998).