M. SAGE, M.D., J.D.
Professor, Columbia Law School
to Malpractice Reform"
April 21, 2005
Jon M. Huntsman Hall, F70
WILLIAM SAGE is Professor of Law at Columbia University School of
Law, where he teaches courses in health law, regulatory theory, and
the professions. Professor Sage's areas of expertise are managed care,
health care information, antitrust, medical malpractice, insurance
coverage determinations and the regulation of health care professionals.
He currently serves as principal investigator for the Project on Medical
Liability in Pennsylvania, a 2-year study funded by The Pew Charitable
Dr. Sage received an undergraduate degree from Harvard College in
1982 and medical and law degrees from Stanford University in 1988.
He completed an internship at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in
San Diego and served as a resident in anesthesiology and critical
care medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to joining the
Columbia faculty in 1995, he practiced corporate law at O'Melveny
& Myers in Los Angeles and, in 1993, served on the White House
Task Force on Health Care Reform.