Michael is a 3-time kidney transplant recipient; his experience as a patient with chronic conditions spans over 3 decades. He is Chairman of the American Living Organ Donor Fund and a PCORI ambassador. He is the former Patient Editor of The BMJ, and he currently sits on the International Patient Advisory Board. Michael also has experience in the payer arena. At Independence Blue Cross, he worked on the IBC-Comcast Joint Venture. He also focused on developing new products to help members engage in their healthcare. Prior to that experience, he was the CEO of a digital health
Michael holds an MBA from Temple University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a published author with recent pieces in Life Science Leader, American Journal of Transplantation, and The BMJ.