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Dennis Shung

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases); Director of Digital Health, Digestive Diseases

Contact Information

Dennis Shung, MD, MHS, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Department of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), PO Box 208019

    New Haven, CT 06520-8019

    United States

Research Summary

I am interested in the application of machine learning - from algorithmic development, validation, and implementation to human-algorithmic interaction - in enhancing clinical decision-making in gastrointestinal diseases.

Extensive Research Description

Dennis Shung, MD, MHS, PhD is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Digital Health in the section of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine at Yale. He is a physician data scientist and gastroenterologist working in the intersection of translational informatics, algorithmic development, and implementation science with a special focus on the management of acute gastrointestinal bleeding. He did his undergraduate studies at Rice University, received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine, MHS in Clinical Informatics from Yale, and PhD from Yale. He founded the Human+Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (HAIM) lab at Yale, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation. He was awarded a Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, the 2022 AGA–Medtronic Pilot Research Award in Artificial Intelligence; the Research Scholar Award from the American Gastroenterological Association; the Iva Dostanic, MD, PhD, Physician-Scientist Trainee Award; and the Samuel Kushlan Award for Excellence in Research.


Research Interests

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