A physician with decades of clinical experience, Dr. Morris Kharasch serves as clinical director with the Center for Simulation Technology and Academic Research and as director of Special Programs with the Northshore University HealthSystem Division of Emergency Medicine. His background also includes periods as associate professor with Northwestern University Medical School and as a clinical associate professor with the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Further, Dr. Morris Kharasch is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Morris Kharasch enrolled at the Medical College of Wisconsin, from which he earned his doctor of medicine. Continuing his education, he underwent his residency in emergency medicine at Northwestern University Medical School, where he was later appointed chief resident. The same school established the Morris Kharasch Award to honor the best teacher each year, as chosen by graduating residents.
Before studying medicine, he earned his bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Illinois, where he graduated in the top 3 percent of his class.