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Jennifer Wiler, MD, MBA, FACEP

​​​University of Colorado School of Medicine

Executive Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Founder and Director of CARE Innovation Center

Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus
Leprino Building, Campus Box B215
12401 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Dr. Jennifer L. Wiler MD, MBA is Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Founder and Executive Director of the UCHealth CARE Innovation Center, and Professor at the University of Colorado School of Business. Dr. Wiler is nationally recognized as an expert in acute care operations, healthcare economics, quality and safety and has authored over 43 peer-reviewed papers and the book “Value and Quality Innovations in Acute and Emergency Care” (Cambridge Press, 2017). Dr. Wiler is a founding faculty member of the Institute for Quality, Safety and Efficiency at University Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Colorado. She has served in numerous state, regional and national leadership positions. She is a member of the American Medical Association RBRVS Updates Committee (RUC), Past Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) EM Practice Committee, a member of the ACEP Reimbursement Committees, and past Colorado Medical Society Board of Directors member.​

Degree Year ​Focus
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY B.A. 1996 Philosophy & Molecular Biology, Cum laude with Dual Honors
University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences M.D. 2003 ​Doctor of Medicine
University at Buffalo School of Management, Buffalo, NY M.B.A. 2003 Master in Business Administration
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA ​2006 ​Emergency Medicine Residency

Funded Projects

  • Bridges to Care
    Funding Agency: Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN)
    Funding Period:  July 2013 - June 2015
    Aim: The identification of high frequency utilizers of the emergency department and connect them to intensive community services and establishing them in medical homes that coordinate their care to minimize costs and return visits to the emergency department.

Other Projects


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Selected Publications (3 out of 21)

  • Honigman LS, Wiler JL, Rooks S, Ginde AA. National Study of Non-urgent Emergency Department Visits and Associated Resource Utilization. West J Emerg Med. 2013 Nov;14(6):609-16. PubMed PMID: 24381681


  • Capp R, Rooks SP, Wiler JL, Zane RD, Ginde AA. National Study of Health Insurance Type and Reasons for Emergency Department Use. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24366398


  • Wiler JL, Bolandifar E, Griffey RT, Poirier RF, Olsen T. An emergency department patient flow model based on queueing theory principles. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Sep;20(9):939-46. PubMed PMID: 24050801
  • ​​Teams We Treasure, University of Colorado Hospital Service Excellence (leadership team member), November 2013
  • ACEP Council’s 2013 Teamwork Award, Co-winner, October 2013