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Jan Hirschmann, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)

Education & Training

MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1970
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA, 1970-1973
Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Medical Center, Aurora, CO, 1973-1975
Fellowship, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Edmond, OK, 1975-1976
Dermatology training, St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin, London, England, 1984-1985
Diploma of Clinical Neurology, Institute of Neurology (Queen Square) , London, England, 1995-1996

Professional Interests

Skin and soft tissue infections
Pulmonary infections
Illnesses in famous people


Paul B. Beeson Teaching Award, 1986
Faculty Member Alpha Omega Alpha, 1995
Distinguished Alumni Award, 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha Teaching Scholarship, 2007
Marvin Turck Teaching Award, 2008
Clinical Infectious Diseases Award for Outstanding Review, 2009

Selected Publications

Hirschmann JV, Everett ED: Haemophilus influenzae infections in adults: Report of nine cases and a review of the literature. Medicine 1979; 58:80-94.
Hirschmann JV, Raugi GJ: Adult scurvy. J Am Acad Dermatol 1999; 41:895-906.
Hirschmann JV: What killed Mozart? Arch Intern Med 2001; 161:1381-9.
Hirschmann JV, Pipavath S, Godwin JD: Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a historical, clinical and radiologic review. RadioGraphics 2009; 29:1909-1920.
Hirschmann JV, Raugi GJ: Lower limb cellulitis and its mimics. J Am Acad Dermatol 2012; 67:163-86.