Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2004)
University of Alabama at Birmingham (2007), Internal Medicine
Birmingham VA Medical Center - Fellowship (2010), Internal Medicine

Specialty Areas

  • Hospitalist (In-Patient Care)

Clinical Interest

  • In-Patient Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Designing better systems to identify and intervene on detiorating patients
    • Development of medical student curricula in health care improvement and patient safety
    • Elimination of hospital acquired conditions


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Nominal group technique: a brainstorming tool for identifying areas to improve pain management in hospitalized patients.
    Peña A, Estrada CA, Soniat D, Taylor B, Burton M J Hosp Med 2012 May-Jun 7 5 416-20

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Society for General Internal Medicine
    • Society of Hospital Medicine
    • The American College of Physicians