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Nitu Kashyap, MD, FAMIA

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

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Nitu Kashyap, MD, FAMIA

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Nitu Kashyap is the Associate 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 at the Yale primary care center and for the Yale Informatics fellowship program. 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)
  • Attending
    Fallon Clinic (2009)
  • 10x10 Certificate
    Oregon Health and Science University (2007)
  • Resident
    UMDNJ, Morristown Memorial Program (2003)
  • MD
    LLRM Medical College (1998)

Certifications

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

Activities

  • 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
  • Redesigning MyChart InBasket to Delight Patients and Providers
    Verona, WI, United States 2022
    Epic, Annual Users Group Meeting
  • Leveraging the EHR to Address Issues of Equity and Access in Research UGM 2022
    Verona, WI, United States 2022
    Epic, Annual Users Group Meeting
  • 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
  • Advancing Patient-Centeredness in Clinical Decision Support
    Washington, DC, United States 2022
    Academy Health Annual Research Meeting
  • 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
  • Epic as a Tool to Support Diverse Research Participation
    Verona, WI, United States 2022
    Epic, Experts Group Meeting
  • Best Possible Medication History
    Podcast 2021
    UConn Health Informatics Podcast
  • Implementing Real-Time Prescription Benefit Tools: Early Experiences at 5 Academic Centers
    San Diego, CA, United States 2021
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Patient-Centered Clinical Decision Support: COVID-19 Tracker Remote Patient Monitoring Pilot
    Houston, TX, United States 2021
    American Medical Informatics association, Clinical Informatics conference 2021
  • Improving Medication Safety: A multi-stakeholder approach to use Health IT in CT
    Converted to virtual due to COVID 2020
    The Patient and the Practitioner in the age of Health IT
  • InBasket Diet Program: Decreasing the weight of EHR InBasket
    Virtual format due to COVID 2020
    American Medical Informatics Association, Clinical Informatics Conference
  • Shareable Opioid Decision Support
    Washington, DC, United States 2020
    Annual Meeting, Office of National Coordinator
  • Less Time Typing, More Time Caring
    Washington, DC, United States 2019
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Shareable Clinical Decision Support
    Washington, DC, United States 2019
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Medication Reconciliation and Interoperability
    Webinar series 2019
    Health Informatics Webinar CME series
  • Inbasket Diet Plan: Strategy to Reduce the Weight of the EHR Inbasket
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2019
    Clinical Informatics Council, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Survey As a Tool to Understand and Improve Clinical Decision Support
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2018
    American Medical Informatics Association Clinical Informatics
  • Hunting for Chronic Pain in the EMR - A Prerequisite to Crafting Opioid Clinical Decision Support
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2018
    American Medical Informatics Association, Clinical Informatics
  • Improving Ambulatory Care Patient Safety for Community Acquired Pneumonia through a New Electronic Clinical Decision Support
    Washington, DC, United States 2017
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Social Determinants of Health
    Verona, WI, United States 2017
    Epic, Population Health Forum
  • Inventing some Sense: Using ACO Registry to Drive Population Health
    Verona, WI, United States 2016
    Epic, Annual Users Group Meeting
  • Opioid Clinical Decision Support (Conducting a Usability Assessment in a Laboratory Setting with Physicians.
    Boston, MA, United States 2016
    Academy Health Annual Research Meeting
  • Registry Pitfalls
    Verona, WI, United States 2015
    Epic, Annual Users Group Meeting
  • Novel clinical procedures reference at the point of care with Google Glass
    Chicago, IL, United States 2014
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • AVS Picking: Picking The Right After Visit Summary
    Verona, WI, United States 2014
    Epic, Annual Users Group Meeting
  • Identifying homeless veterans from progress notes using natural language processing and machine learning
    Orlando, FL, United States 2011
    Health Information Management Systems Society
  • Use of eGLIA- the Electronic GuideLine Implementability Appraisal
    Washington, DC, United States 2010
    Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association
  • Personal Health Record and patient centric care
    New York, NY, United States 2010
    New York Academy of Science

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

OrganizationRoleDate
CT COLT (Council of Language Teachers), Hindi poetry committeeCommittee Member2022 - Present
Clinical Advisory Council, CT Health Information ExchangeCommittee Member2022 - Present
CT Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (CAPI)Providing a culturally relevant environment for physicians in CT to empower community leadership and raise awareness of health issues.2022 - 2024
Yale Affiliated Hospitals ProgramLecturer2022
OB Gyn Grand RoundsPresenter/Speaker2022
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 CBIT HackathonJudge2021
Yale School of Public HealthHealth Care Management Practicum mentor2021
BENG 206 Medical Software DesignMentor2021
YNHHS Ambulatory Opioid Stewardship CommitteeMember2021 - Present
YSM-YNHHS Clinician Wellness CouncilMember2021 - Present
Yale School of Public HealthLecturer2021 - Present
Yale School of Medicine, Faculty QI curriculumFaculty Member2021 - Present
Building Against Burnout webinar seriesLead2021 - Present
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Exposures ProgramFaculty Member2021 - Present
Applied Clinical InformaticsReviewer2021 - Present
Department of Surgery QI Council21st Century Cures Act2020
Urology Grand RoundsPresenter/Speaker2020
Strategic Agility ProgramMentor2020 - Present
YSM Department of Medicine QI ContestReviewer2020 - Present
CT State Medication Reconciliation and Polypharmacy CommitteeCo-Chair2019 - 2021
American Board of Medical SpecialtiesMember2019 - Present
Yale School of MedicineReviewer2019 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationFellow2019 - Present
Yale School of Public Health Clinical Decision Support Shark TankJudge2019 - 2020
Clinical Advisory Council, First Data BankAdvisor2019 - 2020
Physician Advisory Board, SurescriptsAdvisor2019 - 2020
PA Masters Thesis CommitteeReviewer2019
YNHH Hackathon - 24-7 HospitalMentor2019
Clinical Informatics, Technology and Data Leadership CommitteeMember2019 - Present
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
Community Health FairCommunity health fairs in faith-based communities in CT to provide consultation and basic medical advice2019 - Present
Community Flu fair - YCCI and YNHHSLead2018 - 2019
Clinical Advisory Council, DynaMedAdvisor2018 - 2019
JAMIAReviewer2018 - Present
CT State HIE CancelRx workflow committeeChair2017 - 2018
All India Movement for SevaNot-for-profit supporting education for the underserved in India2017 - Present
Total Cost of Care Finance Data and AnalyticsMember2016 - 2019
Clinical Decision Support Committee, Yale New Haven HealthCo-Chair2016 - Present
Healthy Planet Users GroupChair2016 - Present
Clinical Redesign CommitteeMember2015 - 2019
Research Prioritization CommitteeMember2015 - Present
American Medical Informatics AssociationScientific Committee2014 - Present
Clinical Leadership CouncilMember2014 - 2018
YNHHS Medical Directors Leadership CouncilMember2014 - 2018
Advance Care Planning CommitteeMember2014 - 2016
Primary Care Users Group, Yale New Haven HealthCo-Chair2014 - Present
Journal of the American Medical Informatics AssociationReviewer2014 - Present
Physician Advisory Group, Yale New Haven HealthChairperson2013 - 2014
Inpatient EHR Optimization CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Lab Diagnostic Algorithm CommitteeChair2013 - Present
System Health Information Management Committee, Yale New Haven HealthMember2012 - Present
YNHHS Clinical Informatics resident electiveResident elective in Clinical Informatics2012 - Present
Association of Medical Directors of Information SystemsMember2011 - Present

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