Jeffrey Barsuk, MD, MS, SFHM, graduated AOA from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was one of the first three hospitalists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and helped shape the program’s development into one of the largest in the nation. In 2010, he completed a master of science degree in clinical investigation. He recently completed a certificate program in healthcare quality and patient safety. As a hospitalist, he is involved in several quality improvement projects and safety committees at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was named a top ten hospitalist in 2011 by the American College of Physicians.