Natalie Pageler, M.D.
Chief Medical Information Officer, Stanford Children's Health
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 • 10:45 AM–12:00 PM
Dr. Natalie Pageler is a board-certified pediatric intensivist and one of the first board-certified clinical informaticists. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care at Stanford University School of Medicine. She also holds an administrative appointment at Stanford Children’s Health as Chief Medical Information Officer, where she has helped lead the organization through the transition of its comprehensive electronic medical record (EMR) from Cerner to Epic. Dr. Pageler also holds a master’s degree in medical education, and focused her thesis project on the impact of computerized clinical decision support tools on clinician’s knowledge, behaviors and attitudes. Through her clinical and administrative positions, she has spearheaded the development of innovative computerized clinical decision support tools to provide point-of-care education to clinicians and enhance quality of care, efficiency, and patient safety. She has published several articles in peer reviewed journals on the outcomes of these interventions. Dr. Pageler has also been active in shaping the curriculum for the emerging specialty of clinical informatics. She recently co-authored an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association outlining the steps for integrating clinical informatics into the traditional medical education curriculum, and she is one of the founding associate program directors of the first ACGME-accredited fellowship in clinical informatics, located at Stanford University.