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Anneliese Schleyer, MD, MHA, SFHM

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Medical Director, Hospital Quality and Patient Safety, Harborview Medical Center
Attending Physician, Hospital Medicine Service, Harborview Medical Center

Education & Training

MHA, University of Washington, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA, 1990-1992
MD, University of Washington, School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 1995-1999
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1999-2002

Professional Interests

Hospital medicine
Patient safety and quality improvement
Venous thromboembolism and anticoagulation
Health services research


Award in Health Care Research, 1997-1998
Medical Thesis Honors, 1999
Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2000
Elected to Fellowship, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2009
Best Academic Innovation, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2010
Best Peer Reviewer (Top 10%), Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2011
Dean's Distinguished Faculty Recognition, UW Medicine, 2011
Best Research Innovation Nomination, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2012
Remarkable Quality Improvement Project, America’s Essential Hospitals, 2014
Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2015

Selected Publications

Young A, Schleyer AM. The hospitalist’s story. JAMA 2006;296:2067-8.
Schleyer AM, Schreuder AB, Jarman KM, LoGerfo JP, Goss JR. Adherence to Guideline-Directed Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Among Medical and Surgical Inpatients at 33 Academic Medical Centers in the United States, Am J Med Qual 2010; 26(3):174-180.
Schleyer AM, Best JA, McIntyre LK, et al. Improving Resident Engagement in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Initiatives at the Bedside: The Advocate for Clinical Education (ACE). Am J Medical Quality 2013; 28(3):243-9.
Taylor BB, Parekh V, Estrada C, Schleyer AM, Sharpe BA. Documenting quality improvement and patient safety efforts: the Quality Portfolio. A statement from the Academic Hospitalist Taskforce. J Gen Intern Med 2014;29(10):214-218.
Schleyer AM, Jarman KM, Calver P, Cuschieri J, Robinson E, Goss JR. Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis in hospitalized patients. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2014;9(1):48-53
Flanagan MR, Foster CC (joint first authorship), Schleyer AM, Peterson GM, Mandell SP, Joyner BD, Payne TH. Aligning Institutional Priorities: Engaging Housestaff in a Quality Improvement and Safety Initiative to Fulfill Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) Guidelines and Electronic Medical Record Meaningful Use Requirements. Am J Surg 2016;211(2):390-397.
Staiger TO, Mills LM, Wong BM, Levinson W, Bremner WJ, Schleyer AM. Recognizing quality improvement and patient safety activities in academic promotion in Departments of Medicine: Innovative language in promotion criteria. Am J Med 2016;129(5):540-546.