A. Clinton MacKinney, MD, MSPrincipal


    Dr. MacKinney specialties include value-based performance, new models of care, and physician-administration relationship building.

    Relevant Experience

    • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa
    • Medical Director, HealthPartners Central Minnesota Clinics


    • BA, Miami University
    • MD, University of Toledo College of Medicine (Residency: Mayo Clinic)
    • MS, Administrative Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison


    Dr. MacKinney is a nationally-recognized healthcare policy expert with more than 30 years of experience as a provider, consultant, and academic. His consulting and academic specialties include value-based performance, new models of care, quality and patient safety recommendations, and physician-administration relationship building.

    Dr. MacKinney has served on national committees for the Institute of Medicine, the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association. He writes and speaks nationally on health system design, healthcare value, physician relationships, physician payment, and population-based healthcare. He is author or co-author of more than 50 publications, including the book, Quality Through Collaboration: The Future of Rural Health.

    Dr. MacKinney graduated from the Medical College of Ohio in 1982 and completed a family practice residency with the Mayo Clinic healthcare system in 1985. He maintains Family Practice Board certification and a Certificate of Added Qualifications in geriatrics. He continues to work as an emergency department physician in rural Minnesota. Dr. MacKinney received an M.S. in administrative medicine from the University of Wisconsin.

    Amrish Mathur