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Timothy H.

Infectious Diseases
CEO, UW Medicine
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Washington
Paul G. Ramsey Endowed Dean, University of Washington School of Medicine
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

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Dr. Dellit currently serves as CEO of UW Medicine, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the UW School of Medicine. He previously served as chief medical officer for UW Medicine, executive vice dean for clinical affairs for the School of Medicine, vice president for medical affairs and president of UW Physicians (UWP), a faculty practice plan with more than 2,800 members.

In his leadership roles, Dr. Dellit is a strong proponent of practice transformation as UW Medicine strives towards the quadruple aim of improving the healthcare experience and quality of care for our patients, improving the health of the population we serve, reducing healthcare costs, and improving the practice environment for our clinicians. He is also deeply committed to addressing healthcare inequities and improving care in underserved communities.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Dellit’s expertise as an infectious diseases specialist has helped UW Medicine lead the nation in developing policies and protocols to treat patients safely and effectively. He also recognizes the toll of the pandemic on our 39,000-plus faculty, staff, trainees and students and the need to focus on their well-being.

research interests

  • Prevention of healthcare-associated infections
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship

clinical interests

  • General infectious diseases
  • Orthopaedic trauma-related infections

education & training

BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1992)

MD, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY (1997)

Internship and Resident in Internal Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center (1997-2000)

Chief Medical Resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY (2000-2001)

Fellow, Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2001-2003)


Qualis Health Award of Excellence (2003, 2010, 2015)

UW Medicine Service Excellence Award (2008)

Washington Magazine Best Doctors (2012)

Seattle Met's Top Doctors (2014)

Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2015-2021)

Seattle Business Magazine Medical Group Executive of the Year (2018)