Bruce H. Forman, M.D.


Associate Professor at Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Columbia University

Associate Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Director, Information Services
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Research Interests:

My research interests include systems architecture,
health care data communications standards, plus access to and
integration of health-related information. I am currently focused
on the development of education and training programs at multiple
levels in order to prepare the next generation of health information
technology professionals. I was Columbia's content co-lead for
Care Coordination and Interoperable Health IT Systems as part of a
Workforce Training Program funded by the Department of Health and
Human Services' (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for
Health Information Technology.


As a director in Information Services at New York-Presbyterian Hospital,
I oversee the staff who manage of our controlled vocabulary, manage
a number of IT training and education initiatives, and coordinate relations
with our affiliated schools regarding IT. I am also the
lead for the Hospital's partnership with the New York City Department
of Education, City University of New York, and Microsoft in an innovative
New York City technical high school/early college: Inwood Early College for
Health & Information Technologies.

As an Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, I am the
Associate Director of the ACGME-accredited Clinical Informatics
Fellowship Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University
Irving Medical Center, a course director (Applied Clinical Information Systems),
an advisor to our graduate students, and I participate in the management
of our Healthcare Information Technology certification program.

Getting In Touch


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Department of Biomedical Informatics
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