Searching for the Family Doctor: “Primary Care on the Brink”
GRI Faculty Affiliate, Timothy Hoffman, will publish his new book in March 2022 by Johns Hopkins University Press entitled, “Searching for the Family Doctor: Primary Care on the Brink”. This book will go in-depth about the state of primary care in America and the future of family medicine as a medical specialty and backbone of our health care system.
D’Amore-McKim School of Business; School of Public Policy and Urban AffairsProfessor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy
Timothy Hoff, Ph.D. is Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Visiting Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Green-Templeton College, and an Associate Scholar at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. He has also served as the Patrick and Helen Walsh Research Professor in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Before going into academia, he worked for a decade in hospital administration and as a health care consultant.
He received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy, both from the University at Albany. Dr. Hoff studies health workforce issues (e.g. resilience), health care innovation, health care quality, primary care transformation, and clinician behavior; and is an expert in the use of qualitative methods. His recent book, Next in Line: Lowered Care Expectations in the Age of Retail- and Value-Based Health, is published by Oxford University Press. He has another book on the transformation of physician careers being published by Johns Hopkins University Press in early 2021.