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Richard Shiffman, MD

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Associate Director, Yale Center for Medical Informatics; Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program

Contact Information

Richard Shiffman, MD

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • General Pediatrics

    300 George St., Suite 501

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Harvard-MIT Health Services & Technology, Boston (1993)
    University of Denver, Computer Information Systems (1991)
  • Fellow
    John F. Kennedy Child Development Center, Denver, CO (1978)
  • Chief Resident
    University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO (1977)
  • Resident
    James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN (1976)
  • Resident
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1975)
  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania (1973)
  • BA
    University of Pennsylvania, Biology (Honors) (1969)


  • External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service
    United Kingdom 2009
    External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service
  • Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network
    Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network
  • Guideline Implementation
    Melbourne, Australia 2007
    Workshop Leader
  • Decision Support
    New Zealand 2004
    Advisor to New Zealand Ministry of Health

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Diplomate in Clinical InformaticsAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine2013
Byron E. Oberst AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2006
Elected to American College of Medical InformaticsACMI2001
Best Applied Paper AwardAmerican Medical Informatics Association1990

Professional Service

IOMInstitute of Medicine Committee on Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines2009 - Present
Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityTechnical Expert Panel to advise the National Guidelines Clearinghouse/National Performance Measures Clearinghouse, AHRQ2008 - Present
Yale School of MedicineSenior Faculty Allotment Committee,2008 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationCore Content Team to define the specialty of applied informatics2007 - 2008
Department of PediatricsAppointments and Promotions Committee2007 - Present

Departments & Organizations