Jean-François Thébaut is a cardiologist.
He practiced at the Hôpital Privé Nord Parisien (Private North Parisian Hospital) from 1990 to 2011.
He was elected President of the National Union of Specialists in Heart and Blood Diseases (SNCardiologues) and Founding President of the National Professional Council of Cardiologist (CNPC).
He exercised elected responsibilities, ordinal and for the union, from local to national level, in the areas of the organization of care and of ICTs.
Since 1990, he has involved himself in medical training, the evaluation and quality approach of medical practices. Member of the Board of the French National Authority for Health (HAS) from 2011 to 2017, he was successively Chairman of the Commission for the improvement of medical practices and patient safety and temporarily President of the National Commission for Evaluation of Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CNEDiMTS). He also was President of the Commission for the patient path and medical practice and then from 2016 to 2017 was President of the Commission for the economic evaluation and public health.
He has been active in the Strategic committee on telemedicine, e-health and connected objects. He also took part to the consultation for the Loi Santé 2016, on the community-based care issue and widely contributed with Véronique Wallon to the creation of the Regional professional community for health (CPTS). He then was part of the Steering Committee of the Grande Conférence de Santé in 2016.
Scientific Advisor of the French Council for Health Insurance (HCAAM) since 2017, he was appointed President of High Council of continuing professional development.
Jean-François Thébaut is the Founding President of Xpéritis, since 2017.
Member of the Committee of experts of public interest to the National Institute of Health Data (INDS), he is also a Scientific Expert in the Ethics and Scientific Committee for Research, Studies and Evaluations (CESREES) of the Health Data Hub.
He was elected Vice President of the French Federation of Diabetics in charge of advocacy and external and scientific relations.