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Stu Schaff is an expert in physician compensation and physician engagement. For over 15 years, he has worked closely with the leadership of more than 100 healthcare organizations across the United States, like Dignity Health and Trinity Health, to develop truly impactful physician compensation strategies and plans.

Stu is the founder of Intentionate Healthcare Advisors. He previously served on the management team of a large AMC-affiliated medical group, consulted for national healthcare consulting firms, and led implementations of financial planning and budgeting software for hospitals and health systems. He is a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Stu has been invited to speak to thousands of industry leaders at events hosted by the Medical Group Management Association, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Association of Provider Compensation Professionals, and other groups. In fact, he will be speaking at MGMA’s national Leaders Conference in October 2023. His insights have also been featured in widely-read publications such as hfm and Becker’s Hospital Review.

As a trusted advisor, Stu empowers medical group leaders to break the cycle of constantly reacting to the demands of dissatisfied physicians. His proactive approach is thoughtfully tailored to each group he serves, leading to improved recruitment, retention, and engagement.

Get in touch with Stu by email at or by phone at 888-918-2809.