Associate ProfessorMedicine Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, UW School of MedicineAssociate Program Director for Resident Professional Development, Internal Medicine Residency ProgramFaculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicago, IL2000 Internship and Residency in Internal MedicineUniversity of Washington Affiliated HospitalsSeattle, WA2000–2003 Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha Fellow, American College of Physicians Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine Resident Excellence in Teaching Award02 & 03 Chief Resident in Medicine2003–2004 Clinician-Educator of the Year, Northwest Region of the Society for General Internal Medicine2012 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Research & Clinical Interests Research Interests: Hospital MedicineVulnerable PopulationsCare TransitionsEducational ClimateHealthcare Systems Education Publications Publications: Best JA. 2009. A piece of my mind. Is there a doctor in the house? JAMA: The journal of the American Medical Association. 301(21):2191–2. PMID: 19491174. Best JA, Young A. 2009. A SAFE DC: A conceptual framework for care of the homeless inpatient. Journal of hospital medicine: An official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. 4(6):375–81. PMID: 19670362. Best JA, Smith MW. 2010. Spontaneous retroperitoneal hematoma originating at lumbar arteries in context of cirrhosis. Journal of hospital medicine: An official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. 5(5):E4–5. PMID: 20533583. Schleyer AM, Best JA, et al. The advocate for clinical education: A point of care coaching and feedback model for resident education in quality improvement and patient safety. SHM Academic Hospital Medicine Leadership Summit 2010, Washington DC. Best JA. 2011. Improvement happens: an interview with Furman McDonald, MD MPH. J Gen Intern Med. Sep;26(9):1067–71. PMCID: PMC3157537.