Shao-Chee Sim, PhD, MA
Episcopal Health Foundation
Shao-Chee Sim has been the Episcopal Health Foundation’s Vice President for Research, Innovation and Evaluation since 2015. Sim is also a nonresident fellow in health policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, where his work focuses on health policy and social determinants of health research. He currently leads the Foundation’s work in health coverage and health policy analysis; pilot projects, learning collaboratives; research and evaluation portfolio. Current priorities include Medicaid managed care organizations social determinants of health (SDOH) strategies, multi-sectoral community health collaboratives, innovative SDOH financing strategies, community health center payment reform, rural healthcare service delivery, and public opinion survey research.
Dr. Sim currently serves on the Board of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum and National Rural Health Resource Center. He also serves on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee.
His research has been published in health policy blogsites, including Health Affairs, Grantmakers in Health, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Primary Care Consortium; and peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, American Journal of Health Education, and Journal of American Board of Family Medicine.
He earned his Master’s degree in public administration from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University and a doctorate in public policy from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.