Brett Stauffer, MD, MHS

Brett D. Stauffer, MD, MHS, FHM

Chief Quality Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health


Dr. Stauffer is a practicing hospitalist and the Associate Chief Quality Officer for Baylor Scott & White Health. In his roles, he has led a variety of efforts focused on technology improvement and care of patients with chronic disease, including development of order sets and improvement of care transitions for patients with heart failure.

Before joining Baylor Scott & White, Dr. Stauffer served as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellow at Yale University and as Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

Dr. Stauffer’s research efforts have focused on the improvement of health care delivery. He has served as a member of the Information Technology Section of the Texas Institute of Health Policy Research Shared Vision Project and is currently a Co-investigator on a project in collaboration with the University of Texas Health Science Center that was funded by the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for the Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) Program. His expertise includes clinical decision support and the development of physician-relevant usability metrics and guide validation efforts.

Dr. Stauffer earned his MD at the University of New Jersey Medical School and his Master of Health Science at the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Parkland Hospital through the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.