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Nitu Kashyap, MD, FAMIA

Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor, Biostatistics; Chief Medical Information Officer, Information Technology; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Nitu Kashyap, MD, FAMIA



Dr. Nitu Kashyap is the Chief Medical Information Officer at Yale New Haven Health where she is responsible for Population Health Informatics and Clinical Decision Support. She is faculty in Internal Medicine and teaches Clinical Informatics to residents and Informatics fellows. Her research interests include development and delivery of guidelines-based clinical decision support.

Dr. Kashyap is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Clinical Informatics.

Education & Training

  • Advanced Emerging Leaders Program
    Yale University (2019)
  • Strategic Agility Program
    Yale University (2019)
  • Emerging Leaders Program
    Yale University (2018)
  • Fellowship
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics (2011)
  • Resident
    UMDNJ, Morristown Memorial Program (2003)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics (2015)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2003, recertified: 2015)


  • Experiences with Cyclical User-Centered Design for Patient and Clinician Facing Medication Reconciliation mHealth Applications
    Washington, DC, United States 2022
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Interoperability
    Expert panelist, moderated discussion on current state of health care data interoperability and directions for the future 2022
    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services FHIR Connectathon
  • Lessons Learned from Real-World Applications of Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support
    AHRQ symposium on patient centered clinical decision support 2022
    AHRQ Webinar on Patient Centered Clinical Decision Support
  • Implementing Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support: Current State, Future Directions, and Real-World Experience
    Houston, TX, United States 2022
    American Medical Informatics Association, Clinical Informatics Conference
  • Shareable Opioid Decision Support
    Washington, DC, United States 2020
    Annual Meeting, Office of National Coordinator

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Invited memberOffice of Health Strategy and CT State Health Information Exchange2022
Elected Co-Chair, Medication Reconciliation Polypharmacy CommitteeOffice of Health Strategy, State of CT2019
Clinical Informatics Sub-Board MemberAmerican Board of Medical Specialties2019
FellowAmerican Medical Informatics Association2019

Professional Service

Yale CBIT HackathonMentor2023 - Present
Clinical Advisory Council, CT Health Information ExchangeCommittee Member2022 - Present
Yale Affiliated Hospitals ProgramLecturer2022
Department of Medicine, Diversity Equity and Inclusion CommitteeMember2022 - Present
Department of Medicine, Retention subcommitteeMember2022 - Present
Yale School of Medicine, Resident QI distinction tractFaculty Member2022 - Present
Yale School of Medicine, Faculty QI curriculumFaculty Member2021 - Present
Yale School of Public HealthLecturer2021 - Present
YSM-YNHHS Clinician Wellness CouncilMember2021 - Present
YNHHS Ambulatory Opioid Stewardship CommitteeMember2021 - Present
Building Against Burnout webinar seriesLead2021 - Present
YSM Department of Medicine QI ContestReviewer2020 - Present
Strategic Agility ProgramMentor2020 - Present
CT State Medication Reconciliation and Polypharmacy CommitteeCo-Chair2019 - 2021
American Board of Medical SpecialtiesMember2019 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationFellow2019 - Present
Clinical Advisory Council, First Data BankAdvisor2019 - 2023
System Opioid Steering CommitteeMember2019 - Present
Yale School of MedicineMentoring junior faculty members with career guidance, scholarly activity, committee membership at local organization and with CT state-wide committees2019 - Present
Clinical Informatics, Technology and Data Leadership CommitteeMember2019 - Present
CT State HIE CancelRx workflow committeeChair2017 - 2018
Healthy Planet Users GroupChair2016 - Present
Clinical Decision Support Committee, Yale New Haven HealthCo-Chair2016 - Present
Research Prioritization CommitteeMember2015 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationScientific Committee2014 - Present
Primary Care Users Group, Yale New Haven HealthCo-Chair2014 - Present
Inpatient EHR Optimization CommitteeMember2013 - Present
YNHHS Clinical Informatics resident electiveResident elective in Clinical Informatics2012 - Present
Association of Medical Directors of Information SystemsMember2011 - Present

Departments & Organizations