The Hospital Medicine Faculty Spotlight Profiles celebrate the diverse achievements of our junior faculty. Each link below leads to a one-page profile of the mentorship and support these individuals received to achieve early success in their niche.  We encourage potential applicants to peruse these documents to gain a sense of the many pathways to excellence available to our faculty.


Tyler Albert, upper body

Tyler Albert, MD

VA-Based Medical Education Innovator and Scholar

Joshua Liao, upper body & head

Joshua Liao, MD, MSc, FACP

UW-Based Value-Based Purchasing Thought Leader

Full-Time Clinical Faculty

Mellena Giday, headshot

Mellena Giday, MD

HMC-Based Quality Leader

Lindee Strizich, upper body

Lindee Strizich, MD, MSc

UW-Based GME and Clinical Leader


Luke Wander, headshot

Pandora (Luke) Wander, MD, MS, FACP

VA-Based Type 2 Diabetes Investigator

David Watkins, headshot

David Watkins, MD, MPH

HMC-Based International Health Policy Expert