Dr. David S. Wu is an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Wu serves as the director of Johns Hopkins Bayview Palliative Care. His academic interests include goals of care communication, integration of arts in healthcare, community codesign, clinical excellence, and quality improvement. He led his team in designing the 3-Act Model, a narrative approach to goals of care communication that has been incorporated in multiple programs and units at Johns Hopkins and beyond.
After graduating from Yale with a B.A. in English, he earned his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed internal medicine residency and fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at the University of Washington.