Richard N Shiffman MD, MCIS

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

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchMedical Informatics, Yale Center forPediatrics: Pediatric Primary Care/General Pediatrics

Research Interests

Clinical Decision Support; Practice Guidelines; Electronic Health Records; Medical Informatics more...


  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1969
  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1973
  • MAST OTHER, University of Denver, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Hoeksema LJ, Bazzy-Asaad A, Lomotan EA, Edmonds DE, Ramírez-Garnica G, Shiffman RN, Horwitz LI. Accuracy of a computerized clinical decision support system for asthma assessment and management. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2011;18:243-250.
  • Shiffman RN, Michel G, Rosenfeld R, Davidson C. Building better guidelines with BRIDGE-Wiz: a software assistant to promote quality, transparency, and implementability. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2011;amiajnl-2011-000172Published Online First: 16 August 2011 doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000172
  • Shiffman RN, Michel G, Krauthammer M, Fuchs NE, Kaljurand K, Kuhn T. Writing clinical practice guidelines in controlled natural language. In: Conrolled Natural Language. Ed: Fuchs NE. Heidelberg, Springer 2010. 264-280.



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