Richard N Shiffman

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Anesthesiology; Associate Director, Yale Center for Medical Informatics

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Primary Care/General Pediatrics


Medical Informatics, Yale Center for

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group

Education & Training

MAST OTHER University of Denver, Computer Information Systems (1991)
MD University of Pennsylvania (1973)
BA University of Pennsylvania, Biology (Honors) (1969)
Fellow Harvard-MIT Health Services & Technology, Boston
Fellow John F. Kennedy Child Development Center, Denver, CO
Chief Resident University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
Resident James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
Resident Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1978)
Board Certification AB of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics (2014)

Honors & Recognition

  • Diplomate in Clinical InformaticsAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine (2013)

  • Byron E. Oberst Award American Academy of Pediatrics (2006)

  • Elected to American College of Medical InformaticsACMI (2001)

  • Best Applied Paper AwardAmerican Medical Informatics Association (1990)

Professional Service

  • Institute of Medicine Committee on Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines IOM (2009)

  • Technical Expert Panel to advise the National Guidelines Clearinghouse/National Performance Measures Clearinghouse, AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2008)

  • Senior Faculty Allotment Committee, Yale School of Medicine (2008)

  • Core Content Team to define the specialty of applied informatics American Medical Informatics Association (2007 - 2008)

  • Appointments and Promotions Committee Department of Pediatrics (2007)

International Activity

  • External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service United Kingdom (2009)

    External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service

  • Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network (2008)

    Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network

  • Guideline Implementation Melbourne, Australia (2007 - 2007)

    Workshop Leader

  • Decision Support New Zealand (2004 - 2004)

    Advisor to New Zealand Ministry of Health

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Contact Info

Richard N Shiffman
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric- General PediatricsPrimary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
300 George St., Suite 501
New Haven, CT 06511

Guideline Elements Model (GEM II)