Biography

Jason S. Fish, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He serves as Chief Medical Officer for Southwestern Health Resources, a leading, clinically integrated network bringing together the strengths of UT Southwestern, Texas Health Resources, and independent physicians within the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He specializes in general internal medicine.

Dr. Fish earned his medical degree at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He performed his residency in internal medicine and completed the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars program, earning a master’s degree in health services research, at the University of California, Los Angeles. He also holds a master’s degree in health care organization leadership from the Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Fish joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011.

His research interests include value-based models of care delivery, quality improvement methodology and science, clinical decision support and informatics, preventive care, and chronic care management.

Dr. Fish is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and the American College of Physicians.

Education

Medical School
Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Science (2003)
Residency
UCLA School of Medicine (2004), Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
UCLA School of Public Health Department of Health Services (2008)
Graduate School
UCLA School of Public Health Department of Health Services (2008)
Fellowship
UCLA Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program (2008), Internal Medicine
Graduate School
UT Dallas/Naveen Jindal School of Management (2014), Management and Administrative Sciences
Other Post Graduate Training
UT Dallas/Naveen Jindal School of Management (2014)

Research Interest

  • Chronic Care Management
  • Clinical Decision Support/Informatics
  • Patient Centered Medical Home
  • Preventative Care
  • Quality Improvement Methodology and Science

Publications

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Analysis of an Intervention on Discharge Summary Quality and Timeliness
Mourra N, Fish J, Pfeffer, M European Journal For Person Centered Healthcare 2015 3 3
Recommended care adherence: improved by patient reminder letters but with potential attenuation by the healthcare process complexity.
Zhang Z, Fish J Qual Prim Care 2012 20 2 149-64
Association of perceived neighborhood safety with [corrected] body mass index.
Fish JS, Ettner S, Ang A, Brown AF Am J Public Health 2010 Nov 100 11
Book Review. Doctors in Transition: The Socialization and Bioethics of the First-Year Attending by Alessia Minicozzi
Fish J The New Physician, American Medical Student Association 2010 Apr
Work hour restrictions and internal medicine residents' health-related quality of life.
Walling A, Hays RD, Fish J, Mahajan AP, Vazirani S, Friedman J, Wenger NS Med Teach 2009 Feb 31 2 186
Receptor isoform and ligand-specific modulation of dihydrotestosterone-induced prostate specific antigen gene expression and prostate tumor cell growth by estrogens.
Zhu YS, Cai LQ, Huang Y, Fish J, Wang L, Zhang ZK, Imperato-McGinley JL J. Androl. 2005 Jul-Aug 26 4 500-8; discussion 509-10
Response to Letter to Editor re "Association of Perceived Neighborhood Safety on Body Mass Index"
Fish J, Ettner S, Ang A, Brown AF Am J Public Health in press

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Healthcare Informatics Innovation of the Year - Ambulatory Quality Program UTSW
    Healthcare Informatics (2016)
  • On-Time Doctor
    Vitals (2015)
  • Patients Choice Award
    Vitals (2015)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (Honors Society in Business)
    The University of Texas at Dallas, Jindal School of Management (2014)
  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care National Recognition in Bridges to Excellence National Program in General Internal Medicine
    HC13 (2012-2016)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
    University of California, Los Angeles (2010)
  • Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition (Level 3-Highest Level) - General Internal Medicine
    National Committee for Quality Assurance (2010-2016)
  • UCLA Star Award
    Dedication to Excellence: Patient or Colleague Recognition Award (2010)
  • Lipkin Finalist
    Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Scientific Abstract, UCLA (2008)
  • Patients Choice Award
    University of California, Los Angeles (2008-2011)
  • Commendation for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
    University of California, Los Angeles (2004)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    Honor Medical Society, Weill Cornell Medical School (2003)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2004)
  • American College of Physicians (2003)