William Daniel, MD, MBA
William Daniel, M.D., M.B.A.
Vice President for Health System Affairs
Chief Medical and Quality Officer
William T. Solomon Professor in Clinical Quality Improvement at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Professor, Internal Medicine
William Daniel, M.D., M.B.A. assumed the position of Vice President, Chief Medical and Quality Officer in November 2016. He is the William T. Solomon Professor in Clinical Quality Improvement at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Professor of Internal Medicine. Dr. Daniel has returned home where he grew up, went to medical school and completed cardiology fellowship, after spending 20 years in Kansas City, Missouri where he was the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for Saint Luke’s Health System. Saint Luke’s Health System is a 10-hospital system that has won national recognition for quality, including the Malcom Baldrige Award. Dr. Daniel is a recognized leader in driving clinical improvement in patient centered outcomes, safety and quality, as well as positive transformational changes.
Dr. Daniel earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, his M.D. from UT Southwestern Medical School and M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Daniel completed his residency at Washington University/Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, and cardiology fellowship at UT Southwestern. He also completed an advanced Cardiovascular Interventional Fellowship at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute.