Peter Cram, MD, MBA

Chair of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

2020 Fellow

Peter Cram, MD, MBA is the Chair of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).  Raised in Connecticut, Peter was on faculty at the University of Iowa from 2002-2013 before moving to the University of Toronto in 2014.  His current research foci include: 1) using administrative data to compare healthcare utilization and outcomes for older adults across developed countries; 2) enhancing communication of risk and prognosis to patients and after low impact hip fractures.  He was previously a Robert Wood Johnson Physician Faculty Scholar and has published more than 190 research papers.  Peter is the co-founder of the international health system research collaborative (IHSRC) with Bruce Landon from Harvard (

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