Jared Randall Curtis M.D., M.P.H.

Jared Randall Curtis M.D., M.P.H.

Bio

Dr. Curtis is professor of medicine at the University of Washington and section head for the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Harborview…

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Patient Care Philosophy

He believes that open, honest and sensitive communication with patients and their families is at the center of good quality of care. He believes that high quality care must be patient-centered and adapted to the values and preferences of each patient, and that it must be inclusive of the patient's family and close friends.

Personal Interests

He focuses on his family, including his wife and young daughter. He is also a skier and bicyclist.

Clinical Interests

Critical illnesses including sepsis, ARDS and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. Chronic lung diseases such as COPD, emphysema and asthma.

Research Interests

Communication between clinicians and patients and their families, plus the role of palliative care in the care of patients with critical illness or chronic lung diseases.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Johns Hopkins School of MedicineMedical education1988
  • UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternship
  • UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidency
  • UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidency
  • UW - Division of Pulmonary/Critical CareFellowship
  • UW - Robert Wood Johnson ScholarsFellowship

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCritical Care Medicine1997
  • American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease1996
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine1992
Dr. Curtis is professor of medicine at the University of Washington and section head for the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Harborview Medical Center He is the co-director for clinical research training for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and director of the Harborview/UW End-of-life Care Research Program. He was recently named as the Director of the new UW Palliative Care Center of Excellence with the goal of advancing palliative care clinical service, research and education across UW Medicine and the University of Washington. Within the School of Medicine, he is also an adjunct professor in the Departments of Bioethics and Humanities and the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems within the School of Nursing and the Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health.

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