Dr. Lee Daugherty Biddison is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Johns Hopkins Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She is Associate Faculty in the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and a Contributing Scholar in the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Dr. Daugherty Biddison’s research interests include hospital operations, patient safety, critical care disaster response, and physician well-being. In addition to her research responsibilities, Dr. Daugherty Biddison also serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for Department of Medicine in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She chairs the Department’s Clinical Directors Council and co-chairs the Clinical Affairs Planning and Strategy team. She also serves as a member of the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Credentials Committee. Immediately prior to becoming Chief Wellness Officer, she served on the Dean’s Task Force on Joy in Medicine. As part of that work, she co-chaired the Working Group on Culture and Work-life Balance and served as lead author of the summary report of the Task Force. She currently represents Johns Hopkins on the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience.
Dr. Daugherty Biddison completed her undergraduate studies in journalism at Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude, and received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, cum laude. She is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Societies. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania and her Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins, where she also earned her Master of Public Health degree.