ProfessorMedicine Associate Dean, UW School of MedicineMedical Director, UW Medical CenterFaculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA1985 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care TrackUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA1985–1987 Residency in Internal MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA1990–1991 Honors: Phi Beta Kappa1979 Alpha Omega Alpha1984 James Haviland Award, "Leadership and Clinical Excellence"1985 Fellow, American College of Physicians2009 UWMC Service Excellence Award2009 Leadership in Improving Healthcare Award2011 Contact Email: email@example.com Research & Clinical Interests Research Interests: Physician/patient communicationPrimary care of orthopedic problemsCross-cultural medicinePromoting scholarship in quality improvement Publications Publications: Staiger TO, Gaster B, Sullivan MD, Deyo RA. 2003. Systematic review of antidepressants in the treatment of chronic low back pain. Spine. 28(22):2540–5. Staiger TO, Jarvik JG, Deyo RA, Martin B, Braddock CH. 2005. BRIEF REPORT: Patient-physician agreement as a predictor of outcomes in patients with back pain. Journal of general internal medicine. 20(10):935–7. Staiger TO, Chew LD, Helenius I. 2008. A case-based approach to outpatient evaluation and management service coding. Postgraduate medicine. 120(4):101–6. Staiger TO, Wong EY, Schleyer AM, Martin DP, Levinson W, Bremner WJ. 2011. The role of quality improvement and patient safety in academic promotion: results of a survey of chairs of departments of internal medicine in North America. The American journal of medicine. 124(3):277–80. Henderson DM, Staiger TO, Peterson GA, Sinanan MN, Angiulo CL, Makrewicz VA, Wild LA, Whimbey EE. A Collaborative, Systems-Level Approach to Eliminating Healthcare-Associated MRSA, Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and Respiratory Virus Infections. J Health Qual. 2012;34:39–47.