Bio: James M. Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Zucker School of Medicine Hofstra/Northwell, and Senior Vice President of Laboratory Services at Northwell Health.
Crawford received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University School of Medicine, and his post-graduate training in anatomic pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hepatic pathology at the Royal Free Hospital in London. He has served on the faculty and as a staff pathologist at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Yale University School of Medicine. He was also formerly professor and chair of the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL.
Dr. Crawford is a leading proponent of the role of pathology and the clinical laboratory industry in patient-centered care, and in accountable care. He serves as co-chair of the PCPCC Center for eHealth and the eHealth Special Interest Group. He is past President of the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC), Editor-in-Chief of the new journal academic pathology, and past Editor-in-Chief of Laboratory Investation, an official journal of the U.S. and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). Crawford has served as chair of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and on the AAMC Board of Directors. He has authored over 240 peer-review papers, critical reviews, and book chapters, and was the senior editor of three books.