George E. Haddad, MD
P4Mi Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Haddad received a combined undergraduate and medical education at the State University of New York at Buffalo. After gaining early acceptance to medical school, he pursued studies in philosophy, German and ancient Greek, spending his final undergraduate semester at the University of Tuebingen in Germany. He returned to Germany at the end of his medical studies to finish sub-internships at the Charite Hospital of the Humboldt University in Berlin.
He then received a teaching fellowship in the Department of History of Medicine and Science at Yale University and published papers on history of the germ theory of disease and the poetics of scientific-cultural change in modern German and American medicine. He also completed his residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine. During his last year of residency, he went to Kazan State Medical University in Russia as a teaching resident.
In 2001 Dr. Haddad moved to Seattle and started his clinical practice as a founding member of the hospitalist team at the Swedish Medical Center. He pursued his interest in international medical affairs by doing teaching stints in Japan and China. He also served as Medical Director of Swedish Executive Health, an intensive preventive health program that was designed in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation.
Since joining the team at the P4 Medicine Institute, Dr. Haddad has pursued an intense study of systems biology/systems medicine. His mission is to develop the concrete clinical expression of Leroy Hood's vision for a 21st-century medicine that is predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory.