Joseph Ming Wah Li, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor, Medicine

Joseph Li

Biography

Dr. Joseph Li is an Adjunct Associate Professor for the Boston University School of Medicine in General Internal Medicine Division. Dr. Li is also an Associate Professor of Medicine with Harvard Medical School and Section Chief in Hospital Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was a co-developer of the first Harvard Medical School CME course on the emerging role of hospital medicine and was the co-founder of the Boston Area Hospitalists and the SHM Northeast Regional Chapter of hospitalists. Hospitalists are physicians whose primary focus is the care of hospitalized patients. Dr. Li is recognized for his efforts in helping to champion a model of inpatient care that offers the highest possible quality and for expanding the role of hospitalists in the Boston area. Li earned his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, in 1994. He completed his residency at New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston before becoming chief medical resident at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized expert in hospital medicine and lectures extensively.

Other Positions

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Plymouth

Education

  • University of Oklahoma, MD
  • University of Oklahoma, BS

Publications

  • Published on 12/1/2008

    Li JM. Evolution of Hospital Medicine as a Site-of-Care Specialty. Virtual Mentor. 2008 Dec 01; 10(12):829-32. PMID: 23211953.

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  • Published on 3/1/2008

    Li JM. Pain management in the hospitalized patient. Med Clin North Am. 2008 Mar; 92(2):371-85, ix. PMID: 18298984.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/10/2005

    Weingart SN, Pagovich O, Sands DZ, Li JM, Aronson MD, Davis RB, Phillips RS, Bates DW. Patient-reported service quality on a medicine unit. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006 Apr; 18(2):95-101. PMID: 16282334.

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  • Published on 9/1/2005

    Weingart SN, Pagovich O, Sands DZ, Li JM, Aronson MD, Davis RB, Bates DW, Phillips RS. What can hospitalized patients tell us about adverse events? Learning from patient-reported incidents. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Sep; 20(9):830-6. PMID: 16117751.

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  • Published on 12/1/2004

    Li JM, Mukamal KJ. An update on alcohol and atherosclerosis. Curr Opin Lipidol. 2004 Dec; 15(6):673-80. PMID: 15529027.

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  • Published on 7/1/2002

    Li JM. Pain management in the hospitalized patient. Med Clin North Am. 2002 Jul; 86(4):771-95. PMID: 12365340.

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