Jack Hughes, MD


Dr. Jack Hughes is professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine, where he has received several awards from medical students and medical residents for excellence in teaching. He directs the Professional Responsibility course for first year students, which addresses topics in medical ethics, law and medicine, and the organization and financing of the health care system. Dr. Hughes’s academic interests include health care finance, cost containment strategies, and the evaluation and comparison of risk-adjustment methods.

Dr. Hughes received his undergraduate and MD degrees from the University of North Carolina, completed residency training in internal medicine at Ohio State University and at Yale, and completed a fellowship in the Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. He is currently a member of the Ethics Committee at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and an Associate Director of the Program for Biomedical Ethics at Yale School of Medicine.