Han  Li, MD

Han Li, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Han Li, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine. She attends on hospitalist direct care and medicine resident teaching services, and practices in inpatient and post-acute care settings. She is the Director of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety for the Division of Hospital Medicine. She has worked in and led multidisciplinary groups implementing evidence-based medicine into usual care, including development of the WashU COVID care manual during the pandemic, improvement of antibiotic delivery to patients with septic shock, and promotion of wise lab utilization. Current interests are in quality improvement, medical education, clinical decision support and user design.


  • BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2011)
  • Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2015)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2019)

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient Care


Li, H., Zack, B., Perry, H. IgA Vasculitis Presenting as Abdominal Pain in an Adult Man. Society of Hospital Medicine Converge. April 2024.

Li, H., Martin, N., Shah, B., Erwin, H., Neuner, E., Laux, K. Decreasing Time to Administration of Broad Spectrum Antibiotics in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Barnes Jewish Hospital Safety and Quality Symposium. March 2024.

Fritz, B., Palmer, C., White, J., Konzen, L. Li, H., Abraham, J. Ascertaining Design Needs for a Tele-Critical Care Consult Service: An Intervention Mapping Approach. Critical Care Medicine 52(1):p S591, January 2024.

Osborn, T., Byers, D., Grossman, B., Henderson, J. Nguyet, N., Odom, D., Li, H., Hoyt, T., Ingold, C., Miller, R., Woodward, J., Bickel, N., Pratt, L. Convalescent Plasma Therapy for COVID-19. Barnes Jewish Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Symposium. March 2021.

Addiego AM, Razi S, Li H. Avatrombopag-induced lactic acidosis in a patient with severe thrombocytopenia. BMJ Case Reports CP 2023;16:e256463.

Li, H., Siegfried, C., Van Stavern, G. Amaurosis Fugax from Nonbacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis, as the Presenting Symptom of Metastatic Lung Adenocarcinoma. Can J Ophthalmol. July 2018.

Li, H. The Washington Manual: Internship Survival Guide, 5th edition. Contributing author in Ophthalmology section. June 2018.

Li, H., Culican, S.M. Screening for AMD Using Psychophysical Correlates of Macular Dysfunction. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Symposium 2013. Poster presentation. May 2013.

Li, H., Culican, S.M. Developing a Screening Test to Identify Psychophysical Correlates of Macular Dysfunction. Washington University School of Medicine Research Symposium. Poster presentation. October 2012.