Jane M. Zhu, MD, MPP, MSHP

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine


Jane M. Zhu, MD, MPP, MSHP, is a primary care physician and associate professor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. She is core faculty at the Center for Health Systems Effectiveness and holds a secondary appointment in Health Systems Management & Policy at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. She also is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Zhu's research centers on health care access and quality, particularly for mental/behavioral health services, as well as the effects of provider incentives and organization on health care delivery. Funded by foundation grants and the National Institutes of Health, her work has been published in high-impact journals, including JAMA, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Health Affairs; covered in media including The New York Times, Reuters, The Washington Post, and CBS News; and cited in government and legislative reports. 

Dr. Zhu obtained her BSc degree in global health and international development from Duke University, where she was awarded a Fulbright fellowship. She received dual degrees in medicine and public policy from Harvard Medical School and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. After internal medicine residency training at the University of California, San Francisco, she was selected as a National Clinician Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania where she completed a two-year fellowship. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and serves on regional and national committees for the Society of General Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the National Academy of Medicine.

Education and training

    • B.S., Duke University
    • M.P.P., Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    • M.D., Harvard Medical School
    • M.Sc., University of Pennsylvania
  • Internship

    • University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency

    • University of California, San Francisco
  • Fellowship

    • University of Pennsylvania
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine

Memberships and associations:

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • AcademyHealth
  • American College of Physicians

Areas of interest

  • Health insurance
  • Mental/behavioral health
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Access to care


Elsevier pure profile