Samuel T Bauer
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Samuel T. Bauer, MD, CPE, FACOG is a board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Medical Director of Duke Perinatal Consultants, and the Medical Director of Quality and Digital Health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University. Dr. Bauer is a Certified Physician Executive and board-certified through the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. He holds certifications from the Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers and the Columbia Business School in Digital Transformation in Healthcare. Certificate completion in Clinical Informatics Specialization from Johns Hopkins University is anticipated in August 2022. Dr. Bauer’s leadership style is grounded in the concepts from the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Association for Physician Leadership and the Beaumont Health Physician Leadership Academy. Dr. Bauer is an active candidate in the University of Massachusetts Amherst MBA Program with concentration in Medical Management (expected graduation: 12/2022).

From 2017 to 2020, he progressively gained health care leadership experience and responsibility at Beaumont Health as the Physician Executive for OB/GYN, as well as the Chief for Women’s and Children’s Clinical Care Program. He was responsible for portfolio management, manpower planning, administrative supervision of the Beaumont Medical Group OB/GYNs. The Beaumont Medical Group, a 1000 physician strong multi-specialty group, is employed by Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest healthcare system, based on inpatient admissions and total net revenue ($4.7 billion). He collaborated in a health system merger of 3 health systems and 8 hospitals with 7 labor and deliveries, including approximately 17,500 births, into a single healthcare enterprise, Beaumont Health.

Dr. Bauer’s research focuses on strategies to reduce maternal morbidity through the establishment of quality metrics and safety bundle implementation. He is a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Maternal Safety and Quality Committee and co-chair of the OB/GYN Section of the Core Quality Measures Collaborative (CQMC), the partnership between American’s Health Insurance Plans and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is housed at the National Quality Forum. Dr. Bauer is an ACOG Fellow and Physician Champion for the CDC-funded Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program.

Current Research Interests

Dr. Bauer's research focuses on strategies to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality through the establishment of quality metrics and safety bundle development and implementation.

Hemostatic markers in the peripartum period. #Pro00106337. Andra James, MD, FACOG (PI). Study Collaborator. (11/2020 - Present)

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