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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Jaffery leads the UW Health ACO and provides strategic leadership for UW Health's transformation toward population health management.


He works to ensure UW Health provides high value care, and to further the triple aim of health reform: better care, better health and lower costs through improvement.


A board-certified nephrologist, Dr. Jaffery completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship, served on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and is a former chief medical officer for the Wisconsin State Medicaid program.




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UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Nephrology
Fellowship Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT
Residency Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT
Internship Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT
Medical School The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Oruongo J Ronk K Alagoz O Jaffery J Smith M Skilled Nursing Facility Differences in Readmission Rates by the Diagnosis-Related Group Category of the Initial Hospitalization. J Am Med Dir Assoc . 2020 Aug;21(8):1175-1177
[PubMed ID: 32217070]
Smith MA Nordby PA Yu M Jaffery J A practical model for research with learning health systems: Building and implementing effective complex case management. Appl Ergon . 2020 Apr;84:103023
[PubMed ID: 31983393]
Kaiksow FA Powell WR Ankuda CK Kind AJH Jaffery JB Locke CFS Sheehy AM Policy in Clinical Practice: Medicare Advantage and Observation Hospitalizations. J Hosp Med . 2020 Jan 1;15(1):6-8
[PubMed ID: 31869300]
Smith MA Vaughan-Sarrazin MS Yu M Wang X Nordby PA Vogeli C Jaffery J Metlay JP The importance of health insurance claims data in creating learning health systems: evaluating care for high-need high-cost patients using the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORNet). J Am Med Inform Assoc . 2019 Nov 1;26(11):1305-1313
[PubMed ID: 31233126]
Jaffery J Golden RN Accountable Care Organizations: What are they? Where are they coming from? Where will they lead? WMJ . 2013 Apr;112(2):98-9
[PubMed ID: 23758020]
Becker BN Fain SB Sadowski EA Djamali A Jaffery JB Jacobson LM WITHDRAWN: Endothelium in the allograft. Kidney Int . 2009 Sep 9;
[PubMed ID: 19741588]
Chan MR Yevzlin AS Hinshaw M Jaffery JB Calciphylaxis responsive to lanthanum carbonate (FOSRENOL) therapy. WMJ . 2008 Nov;107(7):335-8
[PubMed ID: 19180873]
Pollock JB Jaffery JB Knowledge of phosphorus compared with other nutrients in maintenance dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr . 2007 Sep;17(5):323-8
[PubMed ID: 17720101]
Jaffery JB Jacobson LM Goldstein KM Pribble JM Local television news reporting of kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis . 2006 Dec;48(6):983-5
[PubMed ID: 17162153]
Jaffery JB Hood VL Conflicting dietary advice for adhering to low-sodium and low-phosphorus diets. J Ren Nutr . 2006 Oct;16(4):332-6
[PubMed ID: 17046617]
Baba F Nanovic L Jaffery JB Friedl A Karyomegalic tubulointerstitial nephritis--a case report. Pathol Res Pract . 2006;202(7):555-9
[PubMed ID: 16678356]
Holzmacher R Kendziorski C Michael Hofman R Jaffery J Becker B Djamali A Low serum magnesium is associated with decreased graft survival in patients with chronic cyclosporin nephrotoxicity. Nephrol Dial Transplant . 2005 Jul;20(7):1456-62
[PubMed ID: 15840674]
Jaffery JB Becker BN Evaluation of eHealth web sites for patients with chronic kidney disease. Am J Kidney Dis . 2004 Jul;44(1):71-6
[PubMed ID: 15211440]