Bryan A. Liang
Bryan A. Liang, holder of M.D., Ph.D., J.D. degrees, is a Professor of anesthesiology and Director of San Diego Center for Patient Safety at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, USA. In addition, Dr. Liang also serves as the Shapiro Distinguished Professor of Health Law and Executive Director of the Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, San Diego, USA. He received his BS degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA, Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Chicago, USA, and J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA. The focus of his work is the systemic impact of health policy and law on providers, patients, patient safety, and global health, broadly construed. He combines his experience working in policy contexts in Asia, the European Union, and the United States with legal, medical, and economics training to formulate rational social policy promoting patient safety. Dr. Liang is also the Doctor’s Docket Editor of the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, which provides legal and clinical commentary on lawsuits involving anesthesiology.
Biography Updated on 15 February 2012