James Marcin

Dr. James P. Marcin is professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Pediatrics at the UC Davis School of Medicine and director of the Center for Health and Technology at UC Davis Health.

Marcin completed medical school at the UC San Diego School of Medicine; his pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco; and a pediatric critical care fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

In addition to his clinical work in the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU), Marcin conducts research and advocacy on issues related to access and quality of care, particularly as it relates to telehealth and children living in underserved and under-resourced communities. Marcin serves on several national committees, including the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Telehealth Advisory Committee, the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Telehealth Care, and the Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center Telehealth Advisory Council. Marcin also conducts research to evaluate how telehealth can improve measures of quality of care, access to care, patient-centered care and costs of care with support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

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