John Ayanian, MD, MPP

Alice Hamilton Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan
Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
Professor Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP, is the inaugural Director of the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan, which includes over 470 faculty members from 15 schools and colleges at the University. He is also the Alice Hamilton Professor of Medicine at the Medical School, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the School of Public Health, Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and former Associate Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine. He has published widely on access to care, quality of care, and health disparities related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic factors, and insurance coverage.

In 2012 he received the John Eisenberg National Award for Career Achievement in Research from the Society of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Ayanian is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Ayanian received his BA degree from Duke University, MD degree from Harvard Medical School, and Master of Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.