Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein is Director of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, and Professor of the Practice in Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Previously, Dr. Sharfstein served as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he was involved in establishing hospital global budgets. He also served as Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and as Commissioner of Health for Baltimore City. From July 2001 to December 2005, he served as as minority professional staff and health policy advisor for Congressman Henry A. Waxman. A pediatrician, Dr. Sharfstein and his family live in Baltimore, Maryland.

My Sessions

Next system hospitals: Cost, quality, & innovation

Presidential Ballroom

PANELISTS: Phillip Longman, Washington Monthly Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mark Miller, PhD, Laura and John Arnold Foundation MODERATOR: Patricia Gabow, MD, MACP, Board Member, Lown Institute