Joy Hardison, MD, MPH



Dr. Hardison is a clinic supervisor and adjunct faculty member at Bastyr University California. She is also the acting medical director overseeing the Integrative Urgent Care shifts at Bastyr University Clinic.

Clinical Interests:

Her clinical interests include emergency medicine and public health.

Healing Philosophy:

Dr. Hardison has always been passionate about taking care of patients, whether it be helping one patient at a time in the emergency department or working in clinical research and public health to positively impact lives by the thousands. She believes that doctors must be advocates for their patients both inside and outside of medical institutions.  

Past Experiences:

Before joining Bastyr, she worked at Vivace Health Solutions as Chief Medical Officer and in emergency medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego.


Education & Affiliations:

Dr. Hardison attended Mayo Medical School while simultaneously studying public health at the University of Minnesota. She graduated in 2009 with both her MD and MPH. Dr. Hardison completed her residency training in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson where she pursued a focused interest in trauma medicine and mass casualty events.