Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Brian W. Patterson, MD, MPH

  • Emergency Medicine


Dr. Patterson focuses on health services research with specific interests in operations, informatics, and cost-effectiveness in emergency medicine. His work aims to use routinely collected clinical data to generate actionable insights to improve the quality and safety of emergency care for older adults.

Dr. Patterson serves as the Physician Informatics Director of Predictive Analytics for UW Health emergency departments. In this role he advises on a range of issues, including optimizing the design, implementation, dissemination, evaluation, and routine use of clinical data and information systems to improve healthcare quality, operational efficiency, educational programs, and research.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Clinical Informatics
    Medical School
    • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL