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. 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 in patient-centered care and in accountable care. He is founding member and chair of the board of directors for the Project Santa Fe Foundation, which is advancing the concept of Clinical Laboratory 2.0 for developing the evidence base for the value statements of laboratory services in the next era of American health care. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of Laboratory Investigation, an official journal of the U.S. and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Chair of the Council of Academic Societies of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and on the AAMC Board of Directors. He currently is Editor-in-Chief of Academic Pathology, the official journal of the Association of Pathology Chairs. He has authored over 260 peer-review papers, critical reviews, and book chapters, and was the senior editor of three books.