Director of Clinical Informatics
Aaron Neinstein, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and Director of Clinical Informatics at UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation ( https://www.centerfordigitalhealthinnovation.org/ ) with an active clinical endocrinology practice focused on diabetes care. Dr. Neinstein, an inaugural inductee as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA), has focused his career on empowering patients and physicians to better access, share, understand, and use health information for more connected, collaborative care. He has devoted his informatics career to advancing health policy and creating tools that facilitate connected, collaborative care as well as ecosystems that enable integration of innovative software into care delivery workflows. He helped lead the Epic EHR implementation at UCSF and was on the founding team of Tidepool, a non-profit that creates open-source software to empower people with diabetes. At the UCSF CDHI, he leads a multi-disciplinary team focused on advancing interoperability and digital transformation of care delivery. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Clinical Informatics and is well-known for his expertise in the field of diabetes technology as both a speaker and writer, including blogging for Medscape.com. He majored in American Studies at Northwestern University, earned the Alpha Omega Alpha distinction at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and did his Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at UCSF.