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MedPAC > Members > Jonathan Jaffery, M.D., M.S., M.M.M.

Jonathan Jaffery, M.D., M.S., M.M.M.

Association of American Medical Colleges

Washington, DC

Term Expires: 2024

Jonathan Jaffery, M.D., M.S., M.M.M., is Chief Health Care Officer at the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC), where he leads efforts to improve health care access, quality, equity and affordability and to advance clinical leadership and effectiveness. Throughout his career he has worked to align innovative care models that improve the health of populations with payment models that support that work. Previously, Dr. Jaffrey was on faculty in the Division of Nephrology within the Department of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), Dr. Jaffery’s prior roles include serving as chief population health officer at UW Health and president of the UW Health ACO, where he provided strategic leadership for UW Health’s transformation toward value-based care. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the chief medical officer for the state of Wisconsin’s Medicaid program. As a 2010-2011 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow, Dr. Jaffery worked for the Senate Committee on Finance on a variety of issues relating to delivery-system and payment reform. A board-certified nephrologist, Dr. Jaffery is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for Physician Leadership and the American Society of Nephrology, and he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. A graduate of the University of Michigan and the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Jaffery has graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.