Read Pierce, MD

Lead Faculty, National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare


Read Pierce, MD, is s a practicing internist, Lead Faculty for the National Taskforce for Humanity in Healthcare (NTH), and Senior Consultant at The Institute for Healthcare Excellence. He holds a position as Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine, where he spent nearly a decade leading clinical transformation programs on the Anschutz Medical Campus through CU’s Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Efficiency. In this role, he helped facilitate change initiatives focused on both efficiency of practice and cultural optimization in more than 80 clinical microsystems throughout CU’s complex academic medical center. He has worked closely with the NTH on clinician burnout, well-being, and organizational culture in healthcare systems across the United States.