Elizabeth Bayliss, MD, MSPH

Senior Clinician Investigator

Elizabeth BaylissElizabeth A. Bayliss, MD, MSPH, is a Senior Clinician Investigator at the Institute for Health Research. Dr. Bayliss' research focuses on processes of care and methods for studying care delivery for patients and populations with complex care needs. She is also interested in the interaction between health policy and care delivery for this population.

Dr. Bayliss completed her medical training at the University of Colorado Denver, where she also received her Master of Science in Public Health degree. She has served as Principal Investigator on studies of competing demands affecting individuals with complex care needs, developing quality measures for complex patients, assessing the impact of primary and specialty care continuity within an integrated delivery system, and improving medication prescribing practices for older adults with multiple chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Bayliss is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where she directs the Primary Care Research Fellowship in health services research. She also serves as an Associate Editor for the Annals of Family Medicine.


Selected Research

  • Optimal Medication Management in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia (OptiMIze)
    Funder: National Institute on Aging
    Award End Date: 8/31/2022
  • Complex Care: Operations, Research and Leadership Admin CORE (CORAL)
    Funder: Garfield Memorial Fund
    Award End Date: 9/30/2020
  • Meaningful Outcomes and Missed Opportunities among Different Sub-Groups of High Needs Complex Patients (MOMO)
    Funder: Garfield Memorial Fund
    Award End Date: 1/30/2020
  • NIA AD/ADRD Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory
    Funder: National Institute on Aging
    Award End Date: 3/31/24