Jonathan R. Sugarman

Jonathan R. Sugarman, MD, MPH, is the President and CEO of Qualis Health. The Seattle-based nonprofit is recognized as a national leader in improving population health. Qualis Health's services include healthcare quality consulting, health information technology support and care management services to a broad range of public and private sector clients across the United States.
Dr. Sugarman regularly advises government and private sector quality measurement and quality improvement initiatives. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to healthcare quality and accelerating healthcare transformation through implementation of models such as the patient-centered medical home. He has authored more than 80 papers and book chapters on population health management, primary care practice transformation, health problems of vulnerable populations and quality of care among Medicare beneficiaries.
Dr. Sugarman has served as President of The American Health Quality Association, President of the Washington Academy of Family Physicians, Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians' Commission on Quality and Practice, and executive committee member of the American Medical Association-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement. Dr. Sugarman was the founding Site Director of the Seattle Indian Health Board Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Sugarman is a graduate of Harvard College, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine. He serves as Clinical Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Washington.

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