Elected Member

Professor William M. Sage

Fort Worth, TX
Texas A&M University School of Law
Harvard College, AB biochemical sciences
Stanford Medical School, MD
Stanford Law School, JD

William Sage, MD, JD, joined the growing Fort Worth campus of Texas A&M University in 2022 as a tenured professor in the medical and law schools, a professor by courtesy in the Bush School of Government and Public Service, and the founding director of a planned institute for health care access in the university’s Health Science Center.   From 2006 to 2022, he held tenured full professorships in law and medicine at the University of Texas at Austin, where he also served as the university’s vice provost for health affairs.  He was previously a tenured professor at Columbia Law School, and has been a visiting professor of law at Yale, Harvard, NYU, and elsewhere.  He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, where he recently served on the Board on Health Care Services and the Committee on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030, a Fellow of the Hastings Center on Bioethics, and a member of the American Law Institute.  He serves on a Healthcare System and Value Research (HSVR) study section for the U.S. government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and is a longtime editorial board member of the journal Health Affairs.  He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College, medical and law degrees from Stanford University, and an honorary doctorate from Universite Paris Descartes. 

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Areas of Expertise
Health Law
Regulatory Law (Administrative Law)
Professional Responsibility (Ethics)