Joshua Liao headshot
Acting Assistant Professor
Medicine
Director of Value and Systems Science in the Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety
Associate Medical Director of Contracting and Value-Based Care at UW Medicine

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Liao is a general internist in the Hospital Medicine Group, the Director of Value and Systems Science in the Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety, and the Associate Medical Director of Contracting and Value-Based Care at UW Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine and trained at Brigham & Women’s Hospital where he was also a Clinical Fellow in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Fellow in the Brigham & Women’s Center of Healthcare Delivery Sciences. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained his health services and policy research training.

Education & Training: 
MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
2008–2012
Internal Medicine Internship and Residency
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
2012–2015
Fellowship in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
2012–2015
MSc
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2015–2017
Honors: 
Gold Humanism Honor Society, Baylor College of Medicine
2012
Alpha Omega Alpha
2012
James K. Alexander Research Symposium Winner (2nd place), Baylor College of Medicine
2012
Musher Prize for Excellence in Infectious Diseases, Baylor College of Medicine
2012
National Medical Student Poster Competition Winner, American College of Physicians
2012
L. Randol Barker Award for achievement in medical education, Johns Hopkins University
2012
Foundation for Creative Achievement Award in Primary Care Diagnostics, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
2012
Scholarship for the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Partners Healthcare, Center of Expertise in Quality and Patient Safety
2013
Resident Mentor Award, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Internal Medicine Residency
2014
Top 3 Abstracts in Quality & Safety, American College of Radiology 2016 National Meeting
2016