Meet the leaders who support the Department's mission and vision.

Dr. Barbara Jung

Department Chair

Dr. Barbara Jung became the sixth chair of the Department of Medicine on September 1, 2019.

She received her medical degree with thesis in 1996 from the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in San Diego, she completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in gastroenterology at UC San Diego.

Vice Chairs

Bradley Anawalt, MD

Bradley D. Anawalt, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center

Betsy Buswell

Betsy Buswell, MBA

Vice Chair of Finance and Administration

Dr. Robert Harrington

Robert Harrington, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center

Dr. Rudy Rodriguez

Rudy Rodriguez, MD

Professor of Medicine
Chief of Medicine, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Associate Chairs

Dr. Dan Cabrera

Daniel Cabrera, MD

Interim Associate Chair for Diversity and Inclusion
Clinical Assistant Professor

Thomas Gallagher, MD

Thomas Gallagher, MD

Associate Chair for Patient Care Quality Improvement, Safety and Value
Professor of Medicine

Dr. W. Conrad Liles

W. Conrad Liles, MD, PhD

Associate Chair for Research
Professor of Medicine

Program Directors

Dr. Moe Hagman

Melissa (Moe) Hagman, MD

Director, Boise Internal Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Douglas Paauw

Douglas S. Paauw, MD

Director, Medicine Student Programs
Professor of Medicine
Rathmann Family Foundation Endowed Chair for Patient-centered Clinical Education

Dr. Kenneth Steinberg

Kenneth P. Steinberg, MD

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Professor of Medicine