David W. Young, DBA, is Professor of Management, Emeritus, at Boston University's School of Management. His teaching also includes over 35 years with Harvard University's Programs for Chiefs of Clinical Service and Leadership Development in Health Care. He currently is a visiting professor at the Forli campus of the University of Bologna, and teaches in the IESE Business School's European Health Care Management Program. He also has taught at the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, the ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Reykjavik University in Iceland, and Strathmore Business School in Kenya.
Dr. Young has lectured extensively throughout Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, and has consulted on management control system design to a wide variety of organizations (most recently, Chaika Clinics in Russia). In the mid-1990s, he served as a Gubernatorial-appointed commissioner and chair of the Massachusetts Hospital Payment System Advisory Commission, a 7-member body charged with monitoring access, quality, and fair-market standards as Massachusetts shifted to a more market-oriented healthcare system.
Dr. Young's book, Management Control in Nonprofit Organizations, is in its ninth edition. He also is author of Management Accounting for Health Care Organizations, The Hospital Power Equilibrium: Physician Behavior and Cost Control (with Richard Saltman), and The Managerial Process in Integrated Delivery Systems (with Sheila McCarthy). His articles have received the Edgar C. Hayhow Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives, and three Helen Yerger/L.Vann Seawell Awards from the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Dr. Young earned his doctorate from Harvard Business School, his MA (in economics) from UCLA, and his BA from Occidental College. While at BU, he was nominated four times for the prestigious Metcalf Award for teaching excellence, and during each of his last two years at BU was voted best professor of the year by Cohort C of the School's MBA students. He was a Milton Fund Fellow at Harvard Medical School, and in 2006 received the Special Recognition Award from the Association of Professors of Medicine.