Faculty Profile

Thomas Spiegel
Section of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Vice President and Health System Chief Quality Officer, University of Chicago Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Spiegel's predominant interests are improving the patient experience, increasing operational efficiency, and leveraging health-care data with predicative analytics and data mining in formulating long-term strategies for the Emergency Department. He also has interests in global health and austere medicine

Clinical Interests

Patient experience, effective communication between health-care providers and patients, clinical outcomes, and clinical operational efficiency and effectiveness.


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  • MBA, 1994, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Finance
  • MS, 1998, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Management Information Systems
  • MD, 2005, University of Nebraska
  • Chief Resident, 2008, University of Nebraska, Emergency Medicine