Edward A. WalkerBA, MM, MD, MHA
Edward A. Walker, M.D., M.H.A., is the founding director of the Healthcare Leadership Development Alliance at the University of Washington, Seattle. Dr. Walker is a seasoned physician executive and clinician who is nationally recognized for his expertise in coaching and developing physicians and senior executives both within and outside healthcare, improving clinical systems and quality measures and leading change in medical institutions.
Dr. Walker is professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the UW School of Medicine and the Cheryl M Scott/Group Health Cooperative Professor of Health Services at the UW School of Public Health. He also holds adjunct appointments in the UW departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Family Medicine. From 2002 through 2008, he was medical director for the UW Medical Center and associate dean of the UW School of Medicine.