Dr. Lee Daugherty Biddison is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Johns Hopkins Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She is Associate Faculty in the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality and an investigator in the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. She co-leads the Provider Behavior Group (PBG) in collaboration with other investigators from the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Dr. Daugherty Biddison’s research interests include hospital operations, patient safety, and critical care disaster response. In addition to her research responsibilities, Dr. Daugherty Biddison currently 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, Ethics, and Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control Committees. Most recently she has served on the Dean’s Task Force on Joy in Medicine, for which she co-chaired the Working Group on Culture and Work-life Balance and for which she served as lead author of the summary report of the Task Force.
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.