Patrick Kneeland, M.D.

Patrick Kneeland, M.D., is the current Medical Director for Patient and Provider Experience at University of Colorado Hospital and Clinics. In this role, Patrick develops and promotes organizational strategies and improvement efforts that enhance patient and provider experience and engagement. Patrick has led UCH’s partnership with a national network of the leaders of top-performing U.S. healthcare systems to discover and exchange best practices around patient experience. Patrick also serves as Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Patient Experience for the Hospital Medicine Group at UCH and is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Efficiency (IHQSE).

After completing residency in internal medicine at the University of California – San Francisco, Patrick completed a fellowship in Academic Hospital Medicine where he focused on transformation of clinical delivery systems and the role of culture in improving patient safety. He subsequently completed a health systems leadership fellowship through the Institute for Physician Leadership at the Center for the Health Professions in San Francisco, CA. He is a certified Patient Safety Officer.