Instructor Biography

Jim Landman

James Landman, J.D., Ph.D., is director of thought leadership initiatives for the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Jim is responsible for leading HFMA’s thought leadership efforts, which have covered value creation, payment reform, accounting and financial reporting, capital access, revenue cycle management, and many other areas that drive healthcare organizational high performance. Results of these initiatives are used by hospitals, rating agencies, regulatory agencies, congressional committees, accounting standard setting bodies, state hospital organizations, and other government and industry leaders. Jim started at HFMA in 2008 as speechwriter and communications manager for the Association. Prior to his work at HFMA, Landman served as associate director in the American Bar Association’s Division for Public Education. Earlier in his career, he was an assistant professor in the English Department at the University of North Texas and an associate attorney at the Faegre & Benson law firm in Minneapolis (now Faegre Baker Daniels LLP). Landman holds a B.A. from Northwestern University, a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, and was a 1993-94 United Kingdom Fulbright research fellow at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge.