Dr. Steven A. Farmer is Senior Advisor and Senior Medical Officer at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). He advises the center on development, implementation, and refinement of alternative payment models that link healthcare payments with value. He is a practicing noninvasive cardiologist and remains an Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and Management at George Washington University. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine and Business Strategy and distinguished fellow of Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern University. He previously served as Merkin Fellow and Visiting Scholar in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and Senior Advisor to the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy.