June 22, 2021

Jeff Panzer, MD, MPH


Jeff is a practicing family physician and clinical lead for quality and innovation at Heartland Health Centers. He has a background and interests in primary care re-design, quality improvement, electronic medical record usability, refugee health, and global health. Jeff has experience working in several different care models including Erie Family Health Center, Oak Street Health, and Iora/Harken health, and he is strongly motivated to help create a new system of primary care delivery including better information technology. He is also the director of innovation at Alliance Chicago where he works on improving health IT for Heartland and other health centers. Jeff attended Temple and Jefferson in Philadelphia for medical school and residency, respectively, and received his master’s degree in healthcare quality and patient safety from Northwestern. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys bike commuting, camping, reading, traveling with his family, and playing beach volleyball alongside Lake Michigan.