Richard N Shiffman, MD

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

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Medical Informatics, Yale Center for

Yale Medicine

Education & Training

MAST OTHER University of Denver, Computer Information Systems (1991)
MD University of Pennsylvania (1973)
BA University of Pennsylvania, Biology (Honors) (1969)
Fellow Harvard-MIT Health Services & Technology, Boston
Fellow John F. Kennedy Child Development Center, Denver, CO
Chief Resident University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
Resident James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
Resident Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1978, recertified: 2009)
Board Certification AB of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics (2014)

Honors & Recognition

  • Diplomate in Clinical InformaticsAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine (2013)

  • Byron E. Oberst AwardAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (2006)

  • Elected to American College of Medical InformaticsACMI (2001)

  • Best Applied Paper AwardAmerican Medical Informatics Association (1990)

Professional Service

  • IOM (2009 - Present) Institute of Medicine Committee on Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2008 - Present) Technical Expert Panel to advise the National Guidelines Clearinghouse/National Performance Measures Clearinghouse, AHRQ

  • Yale School of Medicine (2008 - Present) Senior Faculty Allotment Committee,

  • American Medical Informatics Association (2007 - 2008) Core Content Team to define the specialty of applied informatics

  • Department of Pediatrics (2007 - Present) Appointments and Promotions Committee


  • External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service United Kingdom (2009)

    External Advisor, NHS Evidence Service

  • Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network (2008)

    Board of Trustees, Guideline International Network

  • Guideline Implementation Melbourne, Australia (2007 - 2007)

    Workshop Leader

  • Decision Support New Zealand (2004 - 2004)

    Advisor to New Zealand Ministry of Health

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Contact Info

Richard N Shiffman, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Pediatric- General PediatricsPrimary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
300 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
General Pediatrics300 George St., Suite 501
New Haven, CT 06511

Guideline Elements Model (GEM II)