Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Brian J. Yun is the Director of Clinical Operations of the Emergency Department at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In addition, his hospital leadership roles include serving as a Physician Advisor to Case Management and as a Capacity Physician. As a Physician Advisor to Case Management, he serves as the link between case management and medical staff by providing ongoing education about the rules of reimbursement and working as a member of the Utilization Review Committee.
In his role as a Capacity Physician, he addresses both the daily and systemic capacity challenges related to hospital transfers and patient placement challenges, physician communication issues, and barriers to patient progress of care. Dr. Yun has expertise in developing protocols and running rapid-cycle process improvements. He performs research and implements initiatives that aim to improve ED patient throughput, decrease costs, and improve appropriate utilization of diagnostic imaging in the ED.
After finishing his residency in emergency medicine at the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Mass General Brigham, Dr. Yun completed an Emergency Department Administration Fellowship at MGH. He is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.