Fellow: Bates
Elected: 2020
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
Professor David Bates
Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr Bates is an internationally-renowned expert in health information technology, patient safety, and quality. His work has focused on improving clinical decision making, patient safety, quality-of-care, and cost effectiveness. He is Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he co-directs the Program in Clinical Effectiveness. He has been elected to the Institute of Medicine and is past Chairman of the Board of the American Medical Informatics Association.