Bachelor, University Oregon, 1986. Doctor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1990. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, 1997.
Intern, resident New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston, 1990—1993, chief resident, 1993—1994. Fellow in infectious diseases New England Medical Center, 1994—1997, fellow in health services research, 1995—1997. Director managed care section Institute for Ethics, American Medical Association, Chicago, 1997-1999, director Institute for Ethics, since 2000.
Associate clinical professor University Chicago, since 1997. Executive director The Ethical Force Program, Chicago, since 1998.
Member American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Society General Internal Medicine, American Public Health Association, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
Married Romana Hasnain, July 23, 1989. Children: Kavon, Aiden, Zan.