K. Ron-Li Liaw, MD
Visiting Professor, Psychiatry-Child-CHC

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Medical School:
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Rice University (TX) (1998)
Residency:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (2007)
Fellowships:
  • New York University School of Medicine Program, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2009)
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC

Professional Titles

  • Mental Health In-Chief
  • Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Teaching

  • Visiting Professor (2021)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Publications

  • Reliford, Aaron O, Liaw KR, Berry OO, Burgos JJ. Creating and Implementing Facilitated Dialogs on Antiracism in Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, and Academic Medicine. Workshop presentation at AACAP's Virtual 68th Annual Meeting October 1, 2021
  • Lois BH, Urban TH, Wong C, Collins E, Brodzinsky L, Harris MA, Adkisson H, Armstrong M, Pontieri J, Delgado D, Levine J, Liaw KR. Integrating Suicide Risk Screening into Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Care. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2020 May-Jun;5(3):e310. PubMed PMID: 32656472
  • Lois B, Urban T, Wong C, Collins E, Brodzinsky L, Harris M, Adkinsson H, Armstrong M, Pontieri J, Delgado D, Levine J, Liaw KR. Integrating Suicide Risk Screening into Pediatric Ambulatory Subspecialty Care. Pediatr Qual Saf 2020;5:e310.
  • Spray A, Patel N, Sood, A, Wu S, Simon N, Podbury R, Vasserman A, Caravella R, Silverman Y, Pochtar R, Ackerman M, Liaw KR. Development of Wellness Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic Response. Psychiatr Ann. 1010; 50(7): 288-294.
  • Caravella R, Deutch A, Paraskevi N, Ying P, Liaw KR, Greenblatt J, Collins K, Eastburn HK, Fries E, Khan S, Kozikowski A, Sidelnik A, Yee M, Ginsberg D. Development of a Virtual Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service: A Multifaceted Transformation. Psychiatr Ann. 2020; 50(7): 279-287.
  • Liaw, KR; Lois, B; McBee, J; Collins, E: “Relationships with Children and Ensuring their Voices in Decision-Making,” in Wolfe, Hinds and Sourkes editors, Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care; 2020.
  • 15. Liaw KR, Patel N, Brahmbhatt K. Early recognition of suicide risk in pediatric settings: Clinical pathways from creation to implementation. 24th World Congress of the International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions Virtual Meeting December 2-4, 2020
  • Liaw KR, Cho J, Devins L, Daly J, Sklenar D, Al-Qaqaa Y. Co-designed PICU Family Stress Screening and Response System to Improve Experience, Quality, and Safety. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Mar-Apr;4(2):e145. PubMed PMID: 31321362
  • Sullivan AM, Warren AG, Lakoma MD, Liaw KR, Hwang D, Block SD. End-of-life care in the curriculum: a national study of medical education deans. Acad Med. 2004 Aug;79(8):760-8. PubMed PMID: 15277133
  • Reliford A, Berry, O, Burgos J, Liaw KR. Holding Space for Facilitated Dialogues on Anti-Racism in Academic Medicine. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Certification
Clinical Interests
Dr. Liaw serves as an expert consultant in design and innovation, family engagement and resiliency, improvement science, mental health integration, clinician wellbeing, diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Care Philosophy
Dr. K. Ron-Li Liaw is the Mental Health In-Chief, Cannon Y. & Lyndia Harvey Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Chair of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Dr. Liaw is a Visiting Professor, Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Division Director of Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In her role as Mental Health In-Chief, Dr. Liaw is helping to shape and oversee child mental health vision, strategy, operations, quality, safety, and workforce development system-wide and in collaboration with local, state, and national partners and stakeholders.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Rice University (TX) (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (2007)
Fellowships:
  • New York University School of Medicine Program, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2009)
Department: Psychiatry-Child-CHC
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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