Lisa Shieh, MD, PhD, is the Associate Chief Quality Officer of Learning and Engagement at Stanford Healthcare, a clinical professor of medicine and hospitalist in the Department of Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine. She earned a MD from Harvard Medical School and PhD in medical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She moved to California, where she did her residency in internal medicine at Stanford and later joined the faculty in 1999.
Dr. Shieh is currently the medical director for quality in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the associate physician improvement leader in the Department of Medicine. She is a unit based medical director and chairs the medicine professional practice evaluation committee.
Dr. Shieh is known for her creation of Septris, an online game to teach about sepsis, which was the winner of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) innovation competition in 2013. She was then chosen by SHM to join the faculty of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Moore Foundation collaboration between critical care and SHM. She was selected as the SHM representative at the 2016 update of the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines. In 2018, her work on "Safety Quest: Teaching QI through Gamification" was a SHM top 5 innovation oral presentation.
Dr. Shieh’s interests also include mentoring and teaching student and residents about QI and patient safety. She is currently the medical director of QI programs for Graduate Medical Education and program director of Stanford’s Resident Safety Council. She is the faculty sponsor for Stanford’s Medical Student QI interest Group and Stanford Medical School QI Scholarly Concentration.