Kevin Hsueh, MD is the Medical Director of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Chair of the BJH and BJC HealthCare (BJC) Antimicrobial Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittees. He is an Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at BJH, and Associate Medical Director for Infection Prevention at Washington University School of Medicine (WU). He is Program Director for the national Leadership in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship, a program sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and a partnership between the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. Its goal is to develop the next generation of physician leaders capable of closely working with public health departments.
Dr. Hsueh specializes in Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, with special focus on practical design and implementation of healthcare quality and safety improvement interventions. He is clinical researcher in the WU Prevention Epicenters program, a research collaborative whose purpose is to conduct innovative research on preventing hospital acquired infections and multi-drug resistant organism development and transmission.
Dr. Hsueh attends on the General Infectious Diseases Consult, Bone and Joint Consult, and General Internal Medicine Teaching Services, teaching fellows, residents and students the best-practices for judicious antimicrobial utilization. He also sees patients in the General Infectious Diseases clinic. In the era of COVID-19, Dr. Hsueh served as a key advisor to hospital leadership at BJH and BJC.
Dr. Hsueh continues to mentor multiple junior faculty, fellows, residents, and medical students in antimicrobial stewardship and hospital epidemiology.
- Medical Director of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
- Chair of the BJH and BJC HealthCare (BJC) Antimicrobial Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittees
- Associate Hospital Epidemiologist at BJH
- Associate Medical Director for Infection Prevention at Washington University School of Medicine (WU).
- Program Director for the national Leadership in Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship
- Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY (2014)
- Chief Resident, Internal Medicine: NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (2012)
- Residency, Internal Medicine: NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY (2011)
- Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY (2008)
- BA, Biology and Chemistry: Williams College, Williamstown, MA (2003),
- magna cum laude
- Internal Medicine
- Program Director, Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Public Health (LEAP) Fellowship (2018-present)
- Sayood, Sena J., Chinmayi Venkatram, Jason G. Newland, Hilary M. Babcock, David K. Warren, George Turabelidze, Virginia R. McKay, et al. “Experiences from the Missouri Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative: A Mixed Methods Study.” Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 41, no. 12 (December 2020): 1455–57. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.318.
- Durkin, Michael J., S. Reza Jafarzadeh, Kevin Hsueh, Ya Haddy Sallah, Kiraat D. Munshi, Rochelle R. Henderson, and Victoria J. Fraser. “Outpatient Antibiotic Prescription Trends in the United States: A National Cohort Study.” Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 39, no. 5 (May 2018): 584–89. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.26.
- Hsueh, Kevin, Maria Reyes, Tamara Krekel, Ed Casabar, David J. Ritchie, S. Reza Jafarzadeh, Amanda J. Hays, Michael A. Lane, and Michael J. Durkin. “Effective Antibiotic Conservation by Emergency Antimicrobial Stewardship During a Drug Shortage.” Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, January 2016, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2016.289.