K. Jane Muir PhD, APRN is a fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program and a T32 post-doctoral research fellow in the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. Dr. Muir’s research focuses on the intersection between nursing resources, emergency department patient outcomes, and health care value. Her pre-doctoral dissertation work used Markov modeling and ethnography to explore hospital nurse burnout costs. Dr. Muir worked clinically as an emergency department/trauma nurse, which inspired her research interests related to protocol-driven patient care, clinician burnout, medical overuse, decision analysis, and costs of health care delivery. Most recently, she completed her MSN-Family Nurse Practitioner degree and aims to integrate clinical practice with health services research. She is passionate about improving work environments for clinicians to deliver equitable, cost-effective patient care.
Dr. Muir earned her undergraduate degree in Nursing and Spanish Language (2016), her Master’s of Science (2022), and PhD (2021) from the University of Virginia.