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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Edward Walker
Professor
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (primary appt.)
Professor, OBGYN
Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine

Dr. Walker serves as the Cheryl M. Scott-Group Health Cooperative Endowed Professor of Health Administration. His areas of interest include: organizational behavior, physician leadership development, emotional intelligence and personality type, organizational governance, change management, leadership theory, conflict management and negotiation, consultation-liaison psychiatry in primary care settings, somatization and chronic pain, medical and psychological effects of childhood maltreatment, rural mental health consultation and telemedicine.

Research Interests:
Integration of mental health into primary and specialty care medical settings

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Contact Information

email:   edwalker@u.washington.edu

campus box:   357660
voice:   206-543-9371

Education

MHA   University of Washington, 2004   (Health Administration)
MD   University of Washington, 1983   (Medicine)
MM   Catholic University of America, 1979   (Music)
BA   Fordham University, 1975   (Philosophy, Psychology)

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

  • HSMGMT 510
    Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • HSMGMT 510   (Executive MHA Program)
    Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • HSMGMT 550   (Certificate in Medical Management)
    Medical Practice Quality Measurement and Management
  • HSMGMT 567   (Executive MHA Program)
    Clinical Systems Management
  • HSMGMT 567
    Clinical Systems Management
  • HSMGMT 567
    Clinical Systems Management
  • HSMGMT 592   (Executive MHA Program)
    Professional Development Assessment
  • HSMGMT 592
    Professional Development Assessment

Recent Publications



Ciechanowski PS, Walker EA, Russo JE, Newman E, Katon WJ. Adult health status of women HMO members with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2004 Jul-Aug;26(4):261-8.  PMID: 15234820


Ciechanowski PS, Russo JE, Katon WJ, Walker EA. Attachment theory in health care: the influence of relationship style on medical students' specialty choice. Med Educ. 2004 Mar;38(3):262-70.  PMID: 14996335


Bush T, Rutter C, Simon G, Von Korff M, Katon WJ, Walker EA, Lin E, Ludman E. Who benefits from more structured depression treatment? Int J Psychiatry Med. 2004;34(3):247-58.  PMID: 15666959


Walker EA, Katon W, Russo J, Ciechanowski P, Newman E, Wagner AW. Health care costs associated with posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in women. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2003 Apr;60(4):369-74.  PMID: 12695314


Walker EA, Newman E, Dobie DJ, Ciechanowski P, Katon W. Validation of the PTSD checklist in an HMO sample of women. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2002 Nov-Dec;24(6):375-80.  PMID: 12490338


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2012
Chair, capstone for Nathan Rozeboom
Bedside report and the safety checklist: Improving the quality of patient care

2012
Chair, thesis committee for Sara Rutherford
Evaluation of a post-discharge follow-up process on patient care in the primary care clinic: A pilot study

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