Christopher Sharp, MD

Christopher “Topher” Sharp, MD

Dr. Sharp serves as the Chief Medical Information Officer at Stanford Health Care, where he is a physician leader in the use of innovative clinical technologies for the delivery of care.

Dr. Sharp has responsibility to assure that clinical information systems work well for clinicians – and that clinicians are proficient and effective in their use of these systems in the care of our patients.  He is accountable for driving the clinical strategy, design, enhancement, usability, adoption, and workflow integration of clinical information systems and digital health for Stanford Health Care.

As Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Sharp maintains an active primary care and inpatient practice.  He has published multiple academic articles on the impacts of clinical informatics in safety, outcomes, and clinician wellness.   Dr. Sharp serves as a mentor and educator for Stanford Clinical Informatics Fellows, junior faculty, and other trainees.

Education and Certifications

Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Stanford University Medical School
Certifications: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Clinical Informatics Subspecialty, American Board of Preventive Medicine
Bio updated August 2021
Sharp

SI 2020 CMIO Virtual Roundtable

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Stanford’s Primary Care Rapid Response to COVID-19 and Beyond

Samuel C. Thomas, MD, MS, Fellow Population Health, Delivery Science, Primary Care, and Maja Artandi, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, and ...
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SI 2019 Innovation and Digital Health Summit – Launching New Business Models

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 Innovation & Digital Health Summit sponsored by Cerner convened 23 innovation and digital health executives from ...
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SI 2019 CMIO/CNIO Roundtable

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 CMIO/CNIO Roundtable sponsored by Hearst Health convened 18 chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief clinical information officers (CCIOs) ...
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