Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT):
Principal Investigator and Director
Dr Englander's work is at the intersection of addiction, health system transformation, and public health. Dr. Englander is founder and Principal Investigator of the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT), a nationally recognized model for hospital-based addiction care that includes physicians, social workers, and peers with lived experience in recovery. She is working to change the standard of care for hospitalized adults with substance use disorder by redesigning care and shifting our view of addiction from one of shame and stigma, towards one that embraces belonging, treatment, and healing. Dr. Englander has received numerous awards for her work transforming health systems including being named one of the Portland Business Journal’s ‘Top Forty under 40’ in 2015 and one of the American College of Physician’s Hospitalist TOP DOC in 2012. She has spoken at the National Academy of Sciences and published research in numerous medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, and the Journal of Addiction Medicine.
Education and training
- B.A., 1998, Williams College
- M.D., 2003, University of Massachusetts Medical School
- Oregon Health & Science University, 2004
- Oregon Health & Science Univeristy, 2006
- American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
- American Board of Addiction Medicine 2014
- American Board of Preventive Medicine, Addiction Medicine, 2020
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