David Foster, MD, MPH is a writer/producer working in Los Angeles for over 15 years. Currently he’s an Executive Producer on the hit NBC drama New Amsterdam.
Prior to moving to LA, David graduated from Harvard Divinity School, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health and trained as an Internist at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. His work focused on chronically homeless mentally ill individuals where he pioneered a Housing First model of supported housing for this population. He continues to be active with this issue, including sitting on the board of the Abolitionist Round Table, a not for profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness.
David’s additional credits include the Fox show House starring Hugh Laurie, NBC’s Law and Order Special Victims Unit featuring Mariska Hargitay, the NBC drama Do No Harm with Steve Pasquale, and CBS’s Scorpion with an ensemble cast led by Robert Patrick and Elyes Gable.