Chief Information and Digital Health Officer, UC Davis Health
Ashish Atreja, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., A.G.A.F., oversees UC Davis Health’s expansion of its digital relationships with patients and with other hospitals, bridging the gap between IT, academia, research, and innovation as “Digital Davis” becomes a global hub for digital health. Prior to his UC Davis Health appointment, Atreja, a gastroenterologist, served as the chief innovation officer for the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. Prior to his work at Mount Sinai, Atreja was at the Cleveland Clinic, where he was Associate Program Director for Informatics Fellowship, led electronic health record implementation, and won an innovation award for developing one of the first virtual pager and messaging applications that was successfully licensed. Atreja has held key positions in many professional organizations, including in the American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Cardiology.