Neal Baer, M. D. was Executive Producer and Showrunner of the NBC television series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" for 11 years. During that time the show received numerous Emmys, the Golden Globe, People’s Choice, Edgar, and other awards. Previously, he was Executive Producer of "ER" and is presently the Executive Producer and Showrunner of the new CBS series "A Gifted Man." Dr. Baer earned a degree from Harvard Medical School, a B.A. in Political Science from Colorado College, and master’s degrees in Education and Sociology from Harvard. He lives in Los Angeles.