Byron D Joyner, MD, MPA

Byron D Joyner, MD, MPA

Urology

On staff since April 1999

Academic Title: Vice Dean, Graduate Medical Education; Designated Institutional Official at the University of Washington School of Medicine; Professor of Urology, University of Washington

  • Biography

    Byron D. Joyner, MD, is Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed his urology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital after his graduation from Harvard Medical School. He completed a research fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston and two years of training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in Pediatric Urology.

    For four years, he served in the U.S. Army as Chief of Pediatric Urology at Madigan Army Medical Center. Dr. Joyner is Director of the Urology residency program  and recently has been appointed as Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education, both at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He trained in the Seattle Children’s teaching scholars program and received the University of Washington’s Julian S. Ansell Teaching Award for his new approaches to teaching residents about interpersonal and communication skills and professionalism. This past year he completed his MPA at the University of Washington. Currently he is recognized internationally for his innovative contributions to medical education, professionalism and ethics.

  • Patient Testimonials
    • Sonja Edmonds, WA 06.30.23

      Dr Joyner was so amazing and comforting while providing care for our son. He did an amazing job on his procedure and provided very detailed care/procedure details easing our worries. I cannot recommend him and his care team enough. Truly an amazing Dr & team.

  • Awards and Honors
    Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    SEATTLE TOP DOCTOR - 2022 Seattle Magazine 2022
    SEATTLE TOP DOCTOR - 2017 Seattle Magazine 2017
    SEATTLE TOP DOCTOR - 2016 Seattle Met Magazine 2016
    Named one of the top 10 Medical Educators in the US Black Health Magazine 2014
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA) University of Washington School of Medicine 2013
    Nomination for 2012 Family Choice Award Seattle Children's Hospital 2012
    Top Doctors - Pediatric Urology Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2011
    ACGME National Palmer Parker Courage to Teach Award ACGME 2011
    Gold Humanism Honor Society The Arnold P. Gold Foundation 2011
    Madison Who's Who Honors Registry of Executives and Professionals 2010
    2009 American Urological Association Residents Committee Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Your Valued Participation in the AUA Resident Teaching Award American Urological Association 2009
    R. Frank Jones Urological Society 2009 Excellence in Service National Medical Association 2009
  • Publications

    Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Johnston SS, Bohannon IA, Joyner BD
      Mini-Sessions on Assessment for Continuous Faculty Development
      Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 2014 Dec. : 6(4)779-80
    • Mossanen M, Johnston S, Green J, Joyner BD
      A Practical Approach to Conflict Management for Program Directors
      J Graduate Medical Education, 2014 June : 15(49)18-19
    • Hsi R, Hotaling J, Moore TN, Joyner BD
      Publication Misrepresentation among Urology Residency Applicants
      World Journal of Urology, PMCID:22729465

    Published Books, Videos, Software, etc.

    • Created and Produced by Byron Joyner. Filmed by Shaun Scott
      Video: Diversity at the University of Washington
      Society of Black Academic Surgeons. Fairmont Hotel, Seattle, Washington, 2009 April

    Published Abstracts

    • Hsi, RS, Joyner BD, Harper JD:
      Urology Core Curriculum: University of Washington Residency Educational Tool,
      American Urological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans Memorial Convention Center,New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015 May 16
    • 33. Schook C, Flanagan M, Schleyer A, Peterson G, Mandell S, Rudd K, Joyner B, Payne T:
      Aligning Institutional Priorities: Engaging Housestaff in Quality Improvement and Safety Initiatives to Fulfill CLER Guidelines and Meaningful Use, Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting, Westin Hotel
      Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting, Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA, 2015 Apr 23 - 2015 Apr 25
    • Schook C, Flanagan M, Schleyer A, Peterson G, Mandell S, Rudd K, Joyner B, Payne T
      Aligning Institutional Priorities: Engaging Housestaff in Quality Improvement and Safety Initiatives to Fulfill CLER Guidelines and Meaningful Use
      Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting, Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA, 2015 Apr 23 - 2015 Apr 25
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Sanchez S, Ricca R, Joyner B, Waldhausen J
      Vesicoureteral Reflux and Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in Anorectal Malformations: A Retrospective Review
      American Pediatric Surgical Association, Annual Meeting, 2013 May 2 - 2013 May 13 : 1
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Ginger V, Hotaling J, Lendvay T, Joyner B, Shnorhavorian M, Grady R, Drugas G, Koyle M
      Patient Acquired Images in Pediatric Postoperative Care Results in Reduction of Unnecessary Emergency Department Visits
      American Urological Association Annual Meeting, 2009 Apr 23 - 2009 Apr 28 : 1
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Elderwy A, Lendvay, Joyner B, Aziz AA, Mitchell M, Grady R
      The Natural History of Valve Bladders: The Seattle Experience
      American Urological Association Annual Meeting, 2009 Apr 23 - 2009 Apr 28 : 1

    Other Publications

    • Flanagan MR, Foster CC, Schleyer A, Peterson GN, Mandell SP, Rudd KE, Joyner BD, Payne TH
      Aligning institutional priorities: engaging house staff in a quality improvement and safety initiative to fulfill Clinical Learning Environment Review objectives and electronic medical record Meaningful Use requirements.
      26687964 American journal of surgery, 2016 Feb. : 211(2)390-7
    • Joyner BD
      Understanding Inter-generational Factors to Optimize Clinical Teaching for Millennials
      In: Stack S, Mookherjee S: "How to Teach Physical Examination" in Mookherjee S, Cosgrove E (Eds.) The Handbook of Clinical Teaching. Springer New York, 2016
    • Sanchez S, Ricca R, Joyner B, Waldhausen JH
      Vesicoureteral reflux and febrile urinary tract infections in anorectal malformations: a retrospective review.
      24439588 Journal of pediatric surgery, 2014 Jan. : 49(1)91-4; discussion 94
    • Sanchez S, Ricca R, Joyner B, Waldhausen JH
      Vesicoureteral reflux and febrile urinary tract infections in anorectal malformations: a retrospective review.
      24439588 Journal of pediatric surgery, 2014 Jan. : 49(1)91-4; discussion 94
    • Nguyen HT, Avery D, Joyner BD
      Posterior Urethral Valves
      Urological Emergencies, A Practical Approach, Second Edition. Edited by Hunter Wessells. Springer New York, Heidelberg Dordrecht London., 2013 : ISBN 978-1
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Martin L, Joyner BD
      IHI Open School as a Framework for Resident Education in Safe Quality
      Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2013 : 1
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Nguyen HT, Avery D, Joyner BD
      Posterior Urethral Valves
      In: Urological Emergencies, A Practical Approach, Second Editio, 2013 : 313-324
    • Joyner BD
      Rituals, Culture, and Economics
      In: Surgical Guide to Circumcision. Edited by Bolnick D, Koyle M, Yosha A. Springer, Dordrecht, 2012 : Ch. 22, 261-263
    • Byron D. Joyner, MD, MPA, Joyner BD
      The Devil is in the Detail
      UrologyMatch.com, 2012 : 1
    • Joyner BD, (Consortium of authors)
      Ensuring an Effective Physician Workforce for the United States, Recommendations for Graduate Medical Education to Meet the Needs of the Public
      Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, 2011
  • Presentations
    Presentations Title Event Location Date
    i) "GME Reform: A History of Mandates and Moving Targets", Panel Discussion: - "National GME Issues" Inaugural Pacific Northwest Regional Designated Institutional Official/Director of Medical Education Forum Seattle, Washington Nov 13, 2015
    Speaker A History of GME and the Problem of Persistent Workforce Needs, UW Scholarship Committee Meeting University of Washington Seattle, Washington Nov 5, 2015
    Speaker GME Reform: A history of Mandates and Moving Targets, WWAMI Legislative Tour South Lake Union Seattle, Washington Aug 11, 2015
    Speaker History of GME and the ACGME, GME 101 University of Washington Seattle, Washington Jul 24, 2015
    Speaker Academic Negotiations, Committee for Minority Faculty Advancement Retreat University of Washington Seattle, Washington Jun 20, 2015
    Speaker The History of GME and the Evolution to Practice, MEDEX Northwest Masters Course University of Washington Seattle, Washington Jun 16, 2015
    Speaker Operationalizing the Milestones, Department of Surgery 2nd Annual Faculty Development Seminar University of Washington Seattle, Washington Jun 3, 2015
    Host Medical Improvisation: Practical Skills for Better Communication, PD Development Series University of Washington Seattle, Washington Apr 14, 2015
    Co-Host Curricular Innovations, PD Development Series University of Washington Seattle, Washington Mar 26, 2015
    Host Leadership and Influence, PD Development Series University of Washington Seattle, Washington Mar 5, 2015
    "Resident Well-being" ACGME Annual Education Conference San Diego, California Feb 26, 2015
    Host Approaches to Faculty Development in Assessment, Milestones, and Competency Judgment with Eric Holmboe, MD, Special PD Development Series University of Washington Seattle, Washington Feb 19, 2015
    Speaker "Building a Better Professional." Honorary Symposium Celebrating W. Scott McDougal, MD Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Jan 24, 2015
    Annual Institution Report Family Medicine Residency Network Directors Meeting Seattle, WA Dec 5, 2014
    Speaker: Annual Institution Report UWMC Leadership Council University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Nov 17, 2014
    Host: "Evaluation and Feedback" PD Development Series, University of Washington Seattle, WA Nov 7, 2014
    Speaker: "Demystifying Millennials" UWMC Hospitalists Town Hall, University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA Nov 5, 2014
    Professionalism Managing Conflict: Scenarios and Solutions University of British Columbia Grand Rounds Vancouver, BC Oct 30, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014
    Speaker: "History of ACGME and GME" UWMC Executive Council, University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA Oct 28, 2014
    Resident Interviews American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Annual meeting Orlando, FL May 15, 2014 - May 19, 2014
    Program Director Update Meeting, 2015 American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Annual meeting Orlando, FL May 14, 2014 - May 19, 2014
    Host: "Wellness" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Apr 24, 2014
    Panel Discussion: "Life After Teaching Scholars" Teaching Scholars, University of Washington, South Campus Center Seattle, WA Apr 15, 2014
    Speaker: "Communicating Initiatives in Our Organization" University of Washington Medicine Leadership Retreat Cle Elum, WA Apr 10, 2014
    Host: "Finance" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Apr 8, 2014
    Host: "Faculty Development" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 28, 2014
    Host: Instituting and Implementing the Next Accreditation System PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 13, 2014
    Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence in Children Benton/Franklin County Medical Association Kennewick, WA Feb 21, 2014
    Demystifying Millennials University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center Tucson, AZ Feb 11, 2014 - Feb 13, 2014
    Conflict Scenarios for Residents University of Arizona, Arizona Health Sciences Center Tucson, AZ Feb 11, 2014 - Feb 13, 2014
    Initial Experience and Best Practices of the Clinical Competency Committee (Panel Member) American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Linthicum, MD Jan 19, 2014
    Exercise in Teamwork and Communication: Building Unity American Urological Association Linthicum, Maryland Jan 19, 2014
    Remediation Scenarios: Mock Cases for the Clinical Competency Committee American Urological Association Linthicum, Maryland Jan 19, 2014
    Open Forum on Milestones Implementation American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Linthicum, MD Jan 18, 2014
    Feedback: Old Solutions for New Policies: Providing Feedback for Supervision : American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Linthicum, MD Jan 18, 2014
    An Alpha Site Visit: The University of Washington Experience American Urological Association Linthicum, Maryland Jan 18, 2014
    Operationalizing the Milestones in Your Urology Program American Urological Association, Society for University Chairpersons and Program Directors (SUCPD) Linthicum, MD Jan 18, 2014
    Building Better Professionals for the Future Northwest Urological Society Vancouver, BC, Canada Dec 6, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013
    Speaker: "Millennials" Nuclear Medicine Faculty Meeting, University of Washington Seattle, WA Nov 21, 2013
    Speaker: "What you should know about Administration" You Got Promoted to Associate Professor Now What? Med Career Faculty Development Seminar, Graham Center, University of Washington Arboretum Seattle, WA Nov 20, 2013
    Speaker: "Remediation Cases" Pediatric Rheumatology Faculty meeting, Seattle Childrens Hospital Seattle, WA Nov 7, 2013
    Effects of standardization of care on resident and fellow education Childrens Hospital Association Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana Oct 13, 2013 - Oct 15, 2013
    Host: "Managing Conflict" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Oct 11, 2013
    Host: "Curricular Innovations" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Oct 2, 2013
    Host: "Practical Cases Dealing with Remediation" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Sep 27, 2013
    Host: "Milestones in Urology" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Sep 5, 2013
    Speaker: "Boot Camp for New Urology Residents: Case Presentations on Professionalism" Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS) Seattle, WA Jun 28, 2013
    Speaker: "Introduction to Patients are First" Resident/Fellow Orientation, University of Washington Seattle, WA Jun 26, 2013
    If/At Case Discussion Chief Resident Seminar, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Jun 13, 2013
    Managing Conflict/Teambuilding Exercise Chief Resident Seminar, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Jun 5, 2013
    Operationalizing the Milestones Society for Education in Anesthesia 28th Annual Spring Meeting Salt Lake City, Utah Jun 1, 2013 - Jun 3, 2013
    Keynote Speaker: "Anesthesiology: Operationalizing the Next Accreditation System (NAS)" Society of Education in Anesthesia (SEA) Spring Meeting Salt Lake City, UT Jun 1, 2013
    Moderator and Host: "The Art of Communication" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Apr 19, 2013
    My Journey into Medicine Bellevue Community College Class, Bellevue Community College Bellevue, WA Apr 19, 2013
    Host: "What You Should Know About GME Finances" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 27, 2013
    Speaker and Host: "Quality Domains in your Program" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 22, 2013
    "Advancing the Mission of Quality" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 22, 2013
    Speaker and Host: "Next Accreditation System" PD Development Series, University of Washington, South Lake Union Seattle, WA Mar 5, 2013
    Moving Residency Programs from Novice to Expert: Systems Milestones for Program Director Development: CLER Program Visits ACGME 2012 Annual Conference Orlando, Florida Mar 4, 2013
    The Personal Trainer Approach to Writing for Education Journals: Ready, Set, Go The 2013 ACGME Annual Education Conference Orlando, FL Mar 2, 2013
    Train the Trainer: Empowering Program Directors to Encourage Faculty Development The 2013 ACGME Annual Education Conference Orlando, FL Mar 2, 2013
    System of Program Director Education: Training the Trainer ACGME 2013 Annual Conference: New Horizons Orlando, Florida Mar 2, 2013
    "Moving Residency Programs from Novice to Expert: The CLER Visit ACGME 2013 Annual Conference: New Horizons Orlando, FL Mar 2, 2013
    Meeting Your Match: Pre-screening, Interviewing and Selection Process AUA Chairpersons and Program Directors Education Workshop Linthicum, MD Feb 8, 2013 - Feb 9, 2013
    Generational Disconnects in Training Millennials AUA Chairpersons and Program Directors Education Workshop Linthicum, MD Feb 8, 2013 - Feb 9, 2013
    Feedback: Generational Concerns in Educating Millennials Department of Otolaryngology, Grand Rounds University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Jan 16, 2013
    Feedback Pediatric Nephrology Seattle Childrens Hospital, Seattle, WA Dec 12, 2012
    Professionalism Pediatric Nephrology Seattle Childrens Hospital, Seattle, WA Nov 28, 2012
    The Difficult Conversation: Case Presentations, Trainees PD Development Series Seattle, WA Sep 27, 2012
    NAS and the Milestones Urology Faculty University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA Sep 12, 2012
    Feedback and Evaluations Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship Seattle Childrens Hospital, Seattle, WA Aug 30, 2012
    Professionalism Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Seattle Childrens Hospital, Seattle, WA Aug 28, 2012
    ACGME Milestones Chapter Review University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Jul 13, 2012
    Case Based Problems Chief Resident Seminar University of Washington, Seattle, WA Jun 14, 2012
    Team Building Chief Resident Seminar University of Washington, Seattle, WA Jun 7, 2012
    The Quality Domains PD Development Series Revisiting the Competencies: Tying them to Clinical Outcomes University of Washington, Seattle, WA Apr 19, 2012
    Involving Residents and Fellows in Patient Safety and Quality Clinical Chairs University of Washington, Seattle, WA Apr 19, 2012
    System of Program Director Development Workshop. The University of Washington Experience ACGME 2012 Annual Conference Swan and Dolphin Hotel, Orlando, FL Mar 4, 2012
    Preparing for the ACGME Site Visit Presentations - PD/PA Orientation, University of Washington School of Medicine, South Lake Union Seattle, Washington Jan 27, 2011
    Curricular Design Presentations - PD/PA Orientation, University of Washington School of Medicine, South Lake Union Seattle, Washington Jan 27, 2011
    History of GME/Introduction to ACGME Presentations - PD/PA Orientation, University of Washington School of Medicine, South Lake Union Seattle, Washington Jan 27, 2011
    PD/PA Responsibilities Presentations - PD/PA Orientation, University of Washington School of Medicine, South Lake Union Seattle, Washington Jan 27, 2011
    Diversity in Urology Training and Administration AUA Chairpersons and Program Directors Education Workshop Linthicum, MD Jan 22, 2011 - Jan 23, 2011
    Structuring Academic Department Lines of Responsibility and Authority AUA Chairpersons and Program Directors Education Workshop Linthicum, MD Jan 22, 2011 - Jan 23, 2011
    Life After Residency: Understanding Career Pathways GME Grand Rounds, University of Washington School of Medicine, Foege Auditorium Seattle, Washington Jan 19, 2011
    Career Planning for Residents/Fellows GME Grand Rounds, Harborview Medical Center, Foege Auditorium Seattle, Washington Jan 19, 2011
    Teamwork Leadership Series University of Washington School of Medicine, Turner Auditorium Seattle, Washington Jan 6, 2011
    Moderator: Diversity in Medicine Society of Black Academic Surgeons Fairmont Hotel, Seattle, Washington April 2009
    Diversity in Urology Training and Administration: 2009 American Urological Association Chairpersons and Program Directors Workshop Phoenix, Arizona Jan. 2009
    The Problem Resident American Urological Association Chairpersons and Program Directors Workshop Phoenix, Arizona Jan. 2009
    Resident Evaluation Tools American Urological Association Chairpersons and Program Directors Workshop Phoenix, Arizona Jan. 2009
    Latest Trends in Residency Training American Urological Association Chairpersons and Program Directors Workshop Phoenix, AZ Jan. 2009

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Urology
Pediatric Urology

Medical/Professional School

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA

Clinical Interests

Hydronephrosis; resident education; hypospadias; and genital reconstructive surgery