On June 16, 2016, UC San Diego Health Chief Information Officer Dr. Christopher Longhurst announced the formation of a new clinical informatics faculty leadership structure at UC San Diego Health in which three Department of Medicine faculty members are appointed to new roles.
“We recognize these individuals for their past contributions, collaborative skills and vision of health care innovation to benefit our faculty, staff, patients, and families,” Dr. Longhurst said.
Dr. Brian Clay is appointed Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for Inpatient and Hospital Affiliations. Dr. Clay is Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Amy Sitapati, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Medicine, Owen Clinic, is the Chief Medical Information Officer for Population Health.