Michael Burton, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Internal Medicine


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

Specialty Areas

  • Hospitalist (In-Patient Care)

Clinical Interests

  • In-Patient Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Research Interests

  • 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


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Featured 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

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

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