Dr. Samuel Dickman is a practicing internist, abortion provider, and health policy researcher. He currently serves as the chief medical officer at Planned Parenthood of Montana and a research scientist for the City University of New York Research Foundation. Dr. Dickman previously worked as medical director for Primary Care at Planned Parenthood South Texas.
Dr. Dickman conducts research on inequality in the health care system, reproductive health, and substance use, and has published findings in JAMA, the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and The Lancet. Since 2017, he has served as a commissioner on the Lancet Commission on U.S. Public Policy and Health. Dr. Dickman has also served as an expert witness and consultant in legal cases involving immigration, asylum, and reproductive care. His opinion pieces have been published in major news outlets such as The New York Times and The Guardian.
Dr. Dickman earned his medical degree from Harvard, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (SF General Hospital).