Paul Tang, MD

Paul Tang, MD, MS

Paul Tang, MD, MS, is Adjunct Professor at the Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center (CERC) and an internist at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Previously Dr. Tang was Vice President and Chief Health Transformation Officer at IBM Watson Health, and Consulting Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer of PAMF and Chief Innovation and Technology Officer of the David Druker Center for Health Systems Innovation, a disruptive innovation center focused on improving health. Dr. Tang’s professional career has been dedicated to leveraging health information technology (HIT) and public policy to improve the quality of health care and to enhance the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Dr. Tang has chaired multiple informatics professional associations, including the American Medical Informatics Association. He co-chaired the US Health and Human Services’ Health Information Technology Policy Committee from 2009-2017. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine) and chaired a NAM patient safety committee which published two reports: Patient Safety: A New Standard for Care and Key Capabilities of an Electronic Health Record System. Dr. Tang earned his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and his MD from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Bio updated March 2022
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