Michael G. Leu, MD

Michael G. Leu, MD

Hospital Medicine

On staff since August 2007

Children's Title: Attending Physician

Academic Title: Professor, Pediatrics

"I love providing medical care to children, and seeing them grow and thrive. As a physician and a clinical informatician, my research examines questions at the intersection between medicine and technology. I explore a broad range of areas, including how to use technology to disseminate best practice and ensure that everyone throughout the WAMI region receives the best clinical care."

  • Other Publications

    • Leu MG, Weinberg ST, Monsen C, Lehmann CU, COUNCIL ON CLINICAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
      Web Services and Cloud Computing in Pediatric Care.
      34183361 Pediatrics, 2021 July : 148(1)
    • Weinberg ST, Monsen C, Lehmann CU, Leu MG, COUNCIL ON CLINICAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
      Integrating Web Services/Applications to Improve Pediatric Functionalities in Electronic Health Records.
      34183360 Pediatrics, 2021 July : 148(1)
    • Shubin CE, Rutman LE, Stanescu AL, Vora SB, Drugas GT, Leu MG, Burns RA
      Impact of a Standardized Clinical Pathway for Suspected and Confirmed Ileocolic Intussusception.
      32656466 Pediatric quality & safety, 2020 May : 5(3)e298 PMCID:PMC7297403
    • Grange ES, Neil EJ, Stoffel M, Singh AP, Tseng E, Resco-Summers K, Fellner BJ, Lynch JB, Mathias PC, Mauritz-Miller K, Sutton PR, Leu MG
      Responding to COVID-19: The UW Medicine Information Technology Services Experience.
      32268390 Applied clinical informatics, 2020 March : 11(2)265-275 PMCID:PMC7141898
    • Mueller BU, Neuspiel DR, Fisher ERS, COUNCIL ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY, COMMITTEE ON HOSPITAL CARE.
      Principles of Pediatric Patient Safety: Reducing Harm Due to Medical Care.
      30670581 Pediatrics, 2019 Feb. : 143(2)
    • Feld LG, Neuspiel DR, Foster BA, Leu MG, Garber MD, Austin K, Basu RK, Conway EE Jr, Fehr JJ, Hawkins C, Kaplan RL, Rowe EV, Waseem M, Moritz ML, SUBCOMMITTEE ON FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE THERAPY.
      Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children.
      30478247 Pediatrics, 2018 Dec. : 142(6)
    • Baker-Smith CM, Flinn SK, Flynn JT, Kaelber DC, Blowey D, Carroll AE, Daniels SR, de Ferranti SD, Dionne JM, Falkner B, Gidding SS, Goodwin C, Leu MG, Powers ME, Rea C, Samuels J, Simasek M, Thaker VV, Urbina EM, SUBCOMMITTEE ON SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT OF HIGH BP IN CHILDREN.
      Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.
      30126937 Pediatrics, 2018 Sept. : 142(3)
    • Romero HM, Ringer C, Leu MG, Beardsley E, Kelly K, Fesinmeyer MD, Haaland WL, Johnson JB, Migita D
      Neonatal Jaundice: Improved Quality and Cost Savings After Implementation of a Standard Pathway.
      29467276 Pediatrics, 2018 March : 141(3)
    • Bell DS, Baldwin K, Bell EJ 3rd, Lehmann CU, Webber EC, Mohan V, Leu MG, Hofmann JM, Kaelber DC, Landman AB, Hron J, Silverman HD, Levy B, Elkin PL, Poon E, Luberti AA, Finnell JT, Safran C, Palma JP, Forman BH, Kileen J, Arvin D, Pfeffer M
      Characteristics of the National Applicant Pool for Clinical Informatics Fellowships (2016-2017).
      30815060 AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium, 2018 : 2018225-231 PMCID:PMC6371309
    • Flynn JT, Kaelber DC, Baker-Smith CM, Blowey D, Carroll AE, Daniels SR, de Ferranti SD, Dionne JM, Falkner B, Flinn SK, Gidding SS, Goodwin C, Leu MG, Powers ME, Rea C, Samuels J, Simasek M, Thaker VV, Urbina EM, SUBCOMMITTEE ON SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE IN CHILDREN.
      Clinical Practice Guideline for Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents.
      28827377 Pediatrics, 2017 Sept. : 140(3)
    • Adirim T, Meade K, Mistry K, COUNCIL ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY., COMMITTEE ON PRACTICE AND AMBULATORY MANAGEMENT.
      A New Era in Quality Measurement: The Development and Application of Quality Measures.
      28025242 Pediatrics, 2017 Jan. : 139(1)
    • COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL LIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT., COUNCIL ON QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND PATIENT SAFETY.
      Disclosure of Adverse Events in Pediatrics.
      27940747 Pediatrics, 2016 Dec. : 138(6)
    • Rutman L, Atkins RC, Migita R, Foti J, Spencer S, Lion KC, Wright DR, Leu MG, Zhou C, Mangione-Smith R
      Modification of an Established Pediatric Asthma Pathway Improves Evidence-Based, Efficient Care.
      27940683 Pediatrics, 2016 Dec. : 138(6)
    • Leu MG, Austin E, Foti JL, Hrachovec J, Popalisky J, Spencer SM, OHare P, Migita DS
      A Framework for Evaluating Value of New Clinical Recommendations.
      27677496 Hospital pediatrics, 2016 Oct. : 6(10)578-586
    • Koves IH, Leu MG, Spencer S, Popalisky JC, Drummond K, Beardsley E, Klee K, Zimmerman JJ, Diabetic Ketoacidosis Guideline Development Workgroup.
      Improving care for pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis.
      25092935 Pediatrics, 2014 Sept. : 134(3)e848-56
    • Thompson KL, Leu MG, Drummond KL, Popalisky J, Spencer SM, Lenssen PM
      Nutrition Interventions to Optimize Pediatric Wound Healing: An Evidence-Based Clinical Pathway.
      24871493 Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 2014 Aug. : 29(4)473-482
    • Johnson KB, Lehmann CU, Council on Clinical Information Technology of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
      Electronic prescribing in pediatrics: toward safer and more effective medication management.
      23530183 Pediatrics, 2013 April : 131(4)e1350-6 PMCID:PMC8194477
    • American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Clinical Information Technology Executive Committee, 2011–2012.
      Electronic prescribing in pediatrics: toward safer and more effective medication management.
      23530170 Pediatrics, 2013 April : 131(4)824-6
    • Leu MG, Morelli SA, Chung OY, Radford S
      Systematic update of computerized physician order entry order sets to improve quality of care: a case study.
      23457151 Pediatrics, 2013 March : 131 SupplS60-7
    • Leu MG, O'Connor KG, Marshall R, Price DT, Klein JD
      Pediatricians' use of health information technology: a national survey.
      23166335 Pediatrics, 2012 Dec. : 130(6)e1441-6
    • Committee on Adolescence., Council on Clinical and Information Technology., Blythe MJ, Del Beccaro MA
      Standards for health information technology to ensure adolescent privacy.
      23109684 Pediatrics, 2012 Nov. : 130(5)987-90
    • Avansino J, Leu MG
      Effects of CPOE on provider cognitive workload: a randomized crossover trial.
      22891236 Pediatrics, 2012 Sept. : 130(3)e547-52
    • Council on Clinical Information Technology.
      Health information technology and the medical home.
      21518710 Pediatrics, 2011 May : 127(5)978-82
    • American Academy of Pediatrics., Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Council on Clinical Information Technology., American College of Emergency Physicians., Pediatric Emergency Medicine Committee.
      Policy statement--emergency information forms and emergency preparedness for children with special health care needs.
      20351008 Pediatrics, 2010 April : 125(4)829-37
    • Council on Clinical Information Technology.
      Policy Statement--Using personal health records to improve the quality of health care for children.
      19564327 Pediatrics, 2009 July : 124(1)403-9
    • Kim GR, Lehmann CU, Council on Clinical Information Technology.
      Pediatric aspects of inpatient health information technology systems.
      19047228 Pediatrics, 2008 Dec. : 122(6)e1287-96
    • Leu MG, Cheung M, Webster TR, Curry L, Bradley EH, Fifield J, Burstin H
      Centers speak up: the clinical context for health information technology in the ambulatory care setting.
      18373132 Journal of general internal medicine, 2008 April : 23(4)372-8 PMCID:PMC2359517
    • Shields AE, Shin P, Leu MG, Levy DE, Betancourt RM, Hawkins D, Proser M
      Adoption of health information technology in community health centers: results of a national survey.
      17848448 Health affairs (Project Hope), 2007 Sept. : 26(5)1373-83
    • Leu MG, Norris TE, Hummel J, Isaac M, Brogan MW
      A randomized, controlled trial of an automated wireless messaging system for diabetes.
      16241873 Diabetes technology & therapeutics, 2005 Oct. : 7(5)710-8; discussion 719-20

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Clinical Informatics

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Residency

Pediatrics, Los Angeles County Harbor - UCLA Medical Center, Torrance

Fellowship

Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven

Clinical Interests

Clinical informatics
Medical education