William Baker, MD

Boston University School of Medicine

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Boston University School of Medicine


Professionalism integrity, reliability, and clinical excellence, including in emergency ultrasound; always learning new skills, honing strengths, strengthening weaknesses.

Process improvement, quality and  safety; mitigating crowding; Innovation & equity. Completed IHI Improvement Advisor program and IHI Leadership Alliance member. Roll-up sleeves & dive deep into quality improvement projects. Operations management, 30,000 feet down to the nuts and bolts.

Engagement and collaboration are catalysts for improvement. “Become part of the woodwork,” a mentor advised. I participate in a number of hospital & regional committees and activities, including standing committees such as credentials, quality, critical care, as well as task forces focused on specific issues (example: sepsis mortality reduction). MA Sepsis Consortium (ED Protocols Taskforce), EMS, regional involvement: COBTH,  Mass Region IV (board & medical control committee) .