GIM's Dr. Bae named Associate CMO for DUHS

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Bae who has assumed a new role in quality as the DUHS Associate Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Patient Safety and Clinical Quality.

The new position was announced recently by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tom Owens, also a member of our Division of general internal medicine. Dr. Bae will help set the quality agenda and coordinate patient safety and clinical quality activities across the clinical enterprise.  He will also focus on leading the Quality Oversight Committee and leading efforts identified through the Clinical Enterprise Strategic Planning Committee specific to Quality and Safety.

I am pleased to announce Dr. Bae’s selection to fill this critical role in partnership with our clinical and operational leaders across Duke University Health System.

said Dr. Tom Owens, the DUHS VP of Medical Affairs and CMO

Jon is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and has been on the Duke Faculty since July of 2009.  He successfully completed his residency in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics at Duke University Hospital, and Chief Residency in Internal Medicine also at Duke. Since joining the faculty he has served important roles in quality improvement in the Department of Medicine, and with our Graduate Medical Education programs, and most recently has served as  the DUHS  Medical Director for Mortality and Quality review.

To learn more about Dr. Bae read our GIM Spotlight 1/1/15. Since last year Jon has three publications in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Follow him on Twitter @JonBae01 and us @Duke_GIM