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Medical Informatics Committee

Board of Regents


Advise the Board of Regents, committees and councils on medical informatics and health information technology (HIT), including HIT education, adoption, incorporation in practice, and use to improve the quality, safety and affordability of patient care.

Composition (13)

Chair; Vice-Chair who is a Governor; 11 members, including one early career physician and one resident/fellow member. The Vice Chair position may be filled by a non-Governor based on the current committee composition and anticipated needs/skill sets of the committee.


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.

2022-23 Members

Deepti Pandita, MBBS, FACP, FAMIA, Chair
Chief Health Information Officer
Hennepin Healthcare
Plymouth, MN
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Parag H. Mehta, MD, MACP, Vice Chair (Governor)
Assistant Professor Cornell Medicine
Senior Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine
Chief Medical Information Officer
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, NY
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Elisa I. Choi, MD, FACP, FIDSA (Chair, Board of Governors)
Chief of Internal Medicine
HVMA Somerville
Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine Specialist 
Harvard Medical School Faculty
Somerville, MA
Specialty: Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Yul D. Ejnes, MD, MACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Scituate, RI
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ellen J. Gelles, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case School of Medicine/Director of Medical Informatics, Provider User Experience
Shaker Heights, OH
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Rebecca B. Hemphill, MD, FACP (Governor)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Falmouth, ME
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Ross W. Hilliard, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator
Brown University
Providence, RI
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Medical Informatics

Matthew Sakumoto, MD
Virtual Primary Care, Product Manager
San Francisco, CA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Lisa Rotenstein, MD
Health Services Research
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Lipika Samal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

John J. Whyte, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Great Falls, VA
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Joshua Boster, MD (CRFM)
Brooke Army Medical Center
Converse, TX
Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care

Luis W. Dominguez, MD (CECP)
Washington, DC
Specialty: Internal Medicine

Staff Liaison: Nadia Daneshvar,