Dr. Tad-y is the Physician Advisor for Colorado Hospital Association. Additionally, she is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where she is an academic hospitalist, the Associate Vice Chair of Quality for the Department of Medicine and the Director for GME Quality and Safety Programs.

Dr. Tad-y’s work has focused on educational program development around systems improvement and safety, hospital medicine, and aligning the clinical and educational missions of academic medical centers. She has built quality and safety curriculum for students, residents and faculty for health professionals across disciplines. She helped lead the redesign of a Systems-Based Morbidity and Mortality conference for the Department of Medicine and directs the quality and safety programs for almost 100 resident and fellowship programs at CU. Dr. Tad-y is a faculty member of CU’s Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency, and also teaches for the Quality and Safety Educators Academy.

Dr. Tad-y attended St. George’s University, followed by residency at Lutheran Medical Center, and completed a two-year fellowship in Academic Hospital Medicine at Johns Hopkins focused on medical education and leadership.

She is a 2018 grantee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health program, managed by AcademyHealth. 

Authored by Darlene Tad-y, M.D.