michael w. sjoding, md

Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine


Dr. Sjoding is a member of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Michigan. He received a degree in Biochemistry from Valparaiso University in Indiana, and a medical degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Sjoding’s primary research is in how best to measure the quality of hospital care, with a focus on intended and unintended consequences of current quality measurement programs. He is also interested in the use of high dimensional data to enhance our ability to measure and improve the care of patients with critical illness. Methodologically, this work employs the use of both clinical and large-scale administrative databases, multi-level statistical modeling, causal analysis, and simulation. His work is supported by the NIH/NHLBI T32 multidisciplinary training program in lung disease.