Meet the people who provide expert guidance and strategic planning for the Center. 

 

Oversight Committee

Charles E. Alpers, MD

Interim Chair, Pathology


William J. Bremner, MD, PhD

Chair, Center Oversight Committee
Chair, Department of Medicine


Mike Crowder, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology


Timothy H. Dellit, MD

Professor, Medicine
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs


David Eschenbach, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


David Reed Flum, MD, MPH

Associate Chief Medical Officer, UW Medicine


Brian Goldstein, MD

Chief Health System Officer, UW Medicine


Richard Goss, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Harborview Medical Center


Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD

Chief Medical Officer, UW Medicine
Chair, Department of Surgery


Marcia Rhodes

Director, Health Sciences & UW Medicine Risk Management
Manager, UW Medicine CQIP


William Shuman, MD

Interim Chair, Radiology


Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD

Chair, Center Internal Advisory Committee
Professor, Department of Surgery


Thomas O. Staiger, MD

Medical Director, UW Medical Center


Bruder Stapleton, MD

Chair, Department of Pediatrics


Susan A. Stern, MD

Head, Emergency Medicine


Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, MD

Chair, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education


Jurgen Unutzer, MD, MPH, MA

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Douglas Wood, MD

Chair, Department of Surgery


Internal Advisory Members

Dena Brownstein, MD

Medical Director, Patient Safety
Seattle Children's Hospital


Patricia C. Calver

Director, Quality Improvement


Frederick Chen, MD, MPH

Chief of Family Medicine, Harborview Medical Center


Julie B. Duncan

Director, Center for Clinical Excellence


Christopher W. Head, MBA

Administrator, PI/Transformation of Care
UW Medicine


Darcy Jaffe, MN, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, Harborview Medical Center
Senior Associate for Patient Care Services, Harborview Medical Center


Byron Joyner, MD

Vice Dean, Graduate Medical Education


Christopher Kim, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Quality and Safety Medical Director, Center for Clinical Excellence


Cindy Sayre, PhD, RN

Chief Nursing Officer, UW Medical Center


Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD

Chair, Center Internal Advisory Committee
Professor, Department of Surgery


Shabir Somani

Chief Pharmacy Officer, UW Medicine


Robert Sweet, MD

Executive Director of WISH


Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems