Reshma Jagsi, MD, PhD

Reshma Jagsi is an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Jagsi holds undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University and a doctorate in social policy from Oxford University. Her clinical practice and clinical research focus on the management of breast cancer, and she is very interested in the complex decisions faced by cancer patients. Dr. Jagsi also conducts research about the social, political, and ethical aspects of medical care, with special interests in resource allocation issues, issues confronting women in academic medicine, and medical education. She is active in organized medicine and currently serves as a delegate to the American Medical Association’s Young Physicians’ Section. Her personal interests include playing the piano, traveling, and chasing after her children.

In the 2011-12 academic year, Dr. Jagsi was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure and was awarded a grant from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers.

Recent Publications:

Similarities and Differences in the Career Trajectories of Male and Female Career Development Award Recipients
Jagsi R, DeCastro R. Academic Medicine 2011;Vol. 86, No. 11:1415–1421.

Employment of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in breast cancer care
Friese CR, Hawley ST, Griggs JJ, Jagsi R, Graff JJ, Hamilton AS, Janz NK, Katz SJ. J Oncol Pract 2011;6:312-6.

Recent Press Coverage:

Jagsi Study on Conflicts of Interest
May 20, 2009