Andy Shin, JD, MPH is Chief Operating Officer for the AHA Center for Health Innovation, the AHA’s new endeavor designed to support hospital/health system transformation and accelerate innovation at-scale. In his role leading day-to-day management and strategy for the Center, he oversees initiatives and business lines spanning AHA’s commercial partnerships, applied research and data analytics, value and affordability, performance improvement, market intelligence and leadership development. Previously, he was COO of the Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET), the AHA’s non-profit affiliate focused on quality improvement, patient safety and population health, which is now part of the Center. Mr. Shin’s prior experience includes helping to lead an international non-profit based at Massachusetts General Hospital, aiming to advance clinician resiliency and patient experience through a focus on organizational behavior and neuroscience-based approaches to improve inter-personal interactions and culture. His background also includes experience as a consultant for the bio-pharmaceutical industry and payors; healthcare analyst on behalf of institutional investors; and various roles in the federal government including with the Energy and Commerce Committee during drafting of the ACA and helping to launch the CMS Innovation Center (CMMI) where he led stakeholder engagement. Mr. Shin regularly writes and presents on topics that intersect health policy, innovation and leadership and was voted a JD Supra “Readers’ Choice Top Author” on matters concerning the Affordable Care Act. He was selected as a Reynolds Foundation Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship at Harvard University and is currently finishing his MBA program through the MIT Sloan School of Management.