Advisory Board Member:

Vladislav Torskiy, MHA, ACHE, AORN, IAIA, Lean Healthcare CP



Healthcare Design Work

Senior Medical Strategist
-    Provide thought leadership to the DC and national SmithGroupJJR practice and healthcare clients
-    Bring proven client leadership skills on large scale healthcare projects
-    Lead the definition, analysis, programming and planning efforts for healthcare projects and work with the project team in the development of those projects
-    Lead health care business development efforts through speaking, writing, and contributing to the preparation of proposals and participating in interviews for projects;
-    Work with clients in determining project goals and objectives, to optimize health care delivery systems through a clear project definition and programming process
-    Lead user and other client meetings in the development of projects;
-    Develop room and departmental layouts and assist in the selection of building systems
-    Contribute to the schematic design of projects and be responsible for all functional aspects of the proposed solutions;
-    Mentor and coordinate the medical planning work of junior/intermediate medical planners
-    Assist in developing the strategic direction of the studio


About Vlad

27 years of experience working for institutional clients in the U.S. and throughout the world. Vlad’s responsibilities include: managing clients, directing work teams, guiding planning processes, and leading the implementation of long-range strategic solutions for optimal clinical, operational and financial performances.


Education & Credentials

Master of Healthcare Administration
(Ohio University, OH – currently attend)

LEAN Healthcare Certified Specialist
(Massey Graduate School of Business, Nashville, TN)

Master of Science in Architecture & Urban Design
(Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts, Kiev)

Master of Art in Fine Arts
(Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts, Kiev)

Master of Science in Architecture
(Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa)

SmithGroupJJR (Washington, DC)
2014 – Present
Principal and Senior Medical Strategist

KNOX Advisors, HKS (Chicago, Illinois)
2012 – 2014
Vice President and Project Director

HOK (Chicago, Illinois)
2006 – 2012
Vice President, Healthcare Business Unit

SmithGroupJJR (Chicago, Illinois) 
2004 – 2006
Principal Architect, Institutional Business Unit

HOK (Chicago, Illinois)
1999 – 2004
Project Architect / Lead Planner, Associate

Elbit Systems LTD (Israel)
1996 – 1999
Senior Project Manager, Division of Strategic Organization, Planning and Infrastructure 

Associate Director of Architecture (Architect of Record)


Fun Fact

Vlad used to be a competitive triathloner: handgun shooting, underwater target shooting, spear gun underwater fish shooting.