Physician Community Podcast

Episode #39: Clinical Informatics Certification


Dr. Charles Safran, Chief of Clinical Informatics at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses the recent addition of Clinical Informatics as a sub-specialty of the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Safran provides the past and current situation of Clinical Informatics Certification and shares his perspective on what this means for clinicians going forward.

This interview was conducted by Dr. William Bria, Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for Shriners Hospital for Children and President of the Board for the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS).