National Mentoring Network (MNET) Mentor Profiles
Howard Gordon, M.D
University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health and Research Policy
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Research Interests: Chronic Conditions, Clinical Decision, Diabetes Mellitus, Equity, Patient-Centered Care, Quality Measurement, Doctor-Patient Relationship
Dr. Howard Gordon is board certified in internal medicine and is a general internist and staff physician at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, where he also teaches residents and medical students. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois. He completed a three-year health services research fellowship at University Hospitals in Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University with selected statistics and health policy coursework in 1996. His research focuses on understanding, reducing, and eliminating racial disparities in health care and assessing and improving physician-patient communications.