James Crawford, MD, PhD





James M. Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Senior Vice President for Laboratory Services, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, and founding Chair, Department of Pathology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hofstra University

Dr. James Crawford has been with North Shore-LIJ Health System since January 2009. He is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine Medical Scientist Training Program (1976-1983) and did his residency training in anatomic pathology and a fellowship in gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1983-1987).

Dr. Crawford served as fellow in hepatopathology at the Royal Free Hospital, London (1989).  He served as a pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and as an assistant professor (1987-1995) and associate professor (1995-1996) at Harvard Medical School. He was Associate Professor and Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine (1997-1999), as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine (1999-2008).

He also has served as president of the Association of Pathology Chairs, chair of the AAMC Council of Academic Societies, president of the Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society and editor-in-chief of Laboratory Investigation, an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Dr. Crawford is a recipient of the 2006 International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal Award, the CAP Resident Forum 2009 Resident Advocacy Award and the 2010 F.K. Mostofi Award of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.






W. Stephen Black-Schaffer, M.D.W. Stephen Black-Schaffer, M.D., Assistant Pathologist, Associate Chief for Education and Training, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School