Faculty Profile

John Griffith

John R. Griffith, MBA

  • Andrew Pattullo Collegiate Professor, Health Management and Policy (Emeritus)

    Professor Griffith was active in teaching and research about hospital management from 1960 to 2010. His text, "The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization" was widely recognized and continued after his retirement by other authors.

    He was honored by the Andrew Pattullo Professorship, and recognized by the Michigan Hospital Association, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, American College of Healthcare Executives, and the Modern Healthcare Hall of Fame.

    • MBA, University of Chicago, 1957
    • B. E. S., Johns Hopkins University, 1955

    Study and improvement of management practice in healthcare organizations. "The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization" has become a nation-wide foundation for professional practice.

    Griffith, J.R.The Well-Managed Community Hospital, Health Administration Press, Ann Arbor, 1987.

    Griffith, J. R., Moral Challenges of Healthcare Management, Health Administration Press, Ann Arbor, 1993.

    Griffith, J. R.,The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, AUPHA Press/Health Administration Press, Ann Arbor, 1995.

    Email: jrg@umich.edu
    Phone: 734-707-3677

    Areas of Expertise: Health Care,  Health Policy