Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD, FACEP, FAAEM, FACPM

Academic Title:
Administrative Title:
Medical Director, VAMC
Primary Clinical Site:
Baltimore VA Medical Center
Board Certifications:
American Board of Preventive Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine
On Faculty Since:

Education and Training

Residency Training:
Johns Hopkins -- Preventive Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital -- Emergency Medicine

Medical School:
University of Southern California

Academic Activities and Responsibilities

  • Boarded in Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine Boarded in Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine
  • Doctorate in Epidemiology
  • Principal Investigator or co-investigator on over $6 million in federal research and training grants
  • Chairman, National Board of Directors, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Past- President of Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Senior Vice-Chairman of the Institutional Review Board of University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Immediate Past-Chair, Emergency Department Sickle Cell Care Coalition



Research Interests


    • Dedicate to improving access to high quality acute care in the United States and in every country across the globe


    • International Health, particular Africa and the Middle East


    • Infectious Disease and Injury Epidemiology