Jack Iwashyna is Alpheus W. Tucker, MD, Collegiate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan and Faculty Associate of the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research. He co-direct the Research Core at the VA Center for Clinical Management Research, and is Director of Health Services Research in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University. Iwashyna leads the Michigan Program in Recovery after Critical Illness (EMPIRIC), a cross-disciplinary research and practice initiative.
Jack Iwashyna is one of the few practicing intensive care physicians with a Ph.D. in social science. He is best known for his work defining the concept of survivorship after critical illness; providing rigorous causal evidence of the relationship between sepsis and problems of survivorship; and as a mentor of clinician-scientists.