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Samuel John Huber, M.D., M.S.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting



Professional Background

Sam Huber MD, MS holds degrees from the University of Rochester, University of Rochester School of Medicine, and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. He trained at Washington University in St. Louis, and the White River Junction Vermont VA Medical Center. He has served as Medical Director for inpatient psychiatry and Associate Quality Officer at URMC, Associate CMO for patient safety and quality at Rochester Regional Health, and Chief Medical Officer for MultiCare Behavioral Health-MultiCare Health System. He has clinical experience across the spectrum of acute services including short and long-term inpatient, emergency psychiatry, consultation/integrated care, neuromodulation (ECT) and adult ambulatory psychiatry.

Dr. Huber's work focuses on helping teams and individuals design sustainable systems of work that maximize safety, quality, professional satisfaction, and value outcomes. He is interested in triage tools that help patients connect to the right care at the right time, data that make a difference, interdisciplinary communication, encouraging innovation and finding joy at work.



  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Fellowship in at White River Junction VA Medical Center

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2008
Residency in Psychiatry at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Internship in Psychiatry at Barnes-Jewish Hospitals

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Residency Program Dedication Award
Sponsor: Washington University in St. Louis Department of Psychiatry Resi


Journal Articles

"Does the Veterans Affairs depression performance measure predict quality care?" Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2011 Apr 0; 37(4):170-7.

"Medical student attitudes toward electroconvulsive therapy: clarity in reporting survey results." The journal of ECT.. 2011 Mar 0; 27(1):91-2.

"Systemic vulnerabilities to suicide among veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts: review of case reports from a National Veterans Affairs Database." Suicide & life-threatening behavior.. 2011 Feb 0; 41(1):21-32.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Guidelines for Reporting Health Research: SQUIRE
Book Title: Guidelines for Reporting Health Research: a User's Manual of Available Guidelines
Author List: Huber SJ, Ogrinc G, Davidoff F
Published By: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 2014

Chapter Title: Sleep and Personality Disorders
Book Title: Sleep and Psychosomatic Medicine
Author List: Huber SJ, Cloninger CR
Published By: Informa 2007 in Oxford, UK