Jon Mark Hirshon, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., FACEP, FAAEM, FACPM is dedicated to improving access to high quality acute care in the United States and across the globe. He is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he treats patients and teaches students and residents. He is the former director of the Charles McC. Mathias, Jr. National Study Center for Trauma and EMS and is currently the Senior Vice-Chairman of the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Institutional Review Board. Additionally, he is the Vice-President of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Hirshon is a federally funded researcher and teacher who has been the principal investigator/program director on over $8 million in federal research and training grants and contracts and has been co-investigator on numerous other funded projects. As part of his international work through a National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center grant, he and his dedicated teams have trained over 1200 physicians from Egypt and multiple other countries in the Middle East in acute care related topics including the clinical care of trauma patients, disaster preparedness and response, and injury research methods. Dr. Hirshon is Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine and has authored over 100 articles and chapters on various topics related to improving acute care, including the need to place acute care on the global health agenda and articles on improving emergency department operations.
Jon Mark Hirshon is a 2019 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Health Data for Action program, managed by AcademyHealth.