Biography

Jason Fish, MD, MSHS, MS-MAS is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; Assistant Vice President for Ambulatory Quality, Outcomes, and Performance Improvement; and Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer (Ambulatory). He practices General Internal Medicine with a passionate commitment to providing physician-patient partnered primary care that aims to be the most patient-centered as possible. With expertise in quality improvement using LEAN and Six Sigma methodology and in quality metrics and measurement, Dr. Fish’s current focus is on developing quality measurement across all of the ambulatory specialty clinics and engaging in quality improvement for these measures and all the ambulatory quality measures from the national programs in which the Health System participates. As Deputy Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Fish is focused on the ambulatory use of the EMR in order to meet the quality agenda while developing clinical decision support that is forward-thinking in how UTSW delivers care. Dr. Fish completed his internal medicine training at UCLA and is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at UCLA and a graduate of the Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas. He is also serving as the Quality Leader of the Population Health Services Company supporting the Physician Network of Southwestern Health Resources.

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Education & Training
  • Graduate School - UT Dallas/Naveen Jindal School of Management, Management and Administrative Sciences
  • Fellowship - UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (2006-2008), Internal Medicine
  • Graduate School - UCLA School of Public Health Department of Health Services (2006-2008)
  • Residency - UCLA Medical Center (2003-2004), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Science (1999-2003)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians (2003)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2004)
Honors & Awards
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2010, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care National Recognition in Bridges to Excellence National Program in General Internal Medicine 2012-2016, HC13
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (Honors Society in Business) 2014, The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management
  • Patients Choice Award 2008-2011, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition (Level 3-Highest Level) - General Internal Medicine 2010-2016, National Committee for Quality Assurance
  • UCLA Star Award 2010, Dedication to Excellence: Patient or Colleague Recognition Award
  • Healthcare Informatics Innovation of the Year - Ambulatory Quality Program UTSW 2016, Healthcare Informatics
  • On-Time Doctor 2015, Vitals
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2003, Honor Medical Society, Weill Cornell Medical School
  • Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching 2004, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Lipkin Finalist 2008, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Scientific Abstract, UCLA
Books & Publications
Research
  • Quality Improvement Methodology and Science
  • Preventative Care
  • Patient Centered Medical Home
  • Clinical Decision Support/Informatics
  • Chronic Care Management

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Preventive Medicine

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