Keynote Address

Using Big Data to Innovate at the Intersection of the Clinical and Educational Missions

December 1, 2016
12:00 -1:00 pm

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Marc M. Triola, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine & Associate Dean for Educational Informatics
New York University School of Medicine





Marc M. Triola, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Associate Dean for Educational Informatics at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Triola received his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and earned his MD at NYU School of Medicine in 1998. He continued at NYU for his residency training in Internal Medicine, and subsequently served as Chief Resident for the Internal Medicine Training Program. He completed a Research Fellowship in Medical Informatics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine upon completion of his residency program, from 2002-2004. He has been an attending physician at Tisch Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, and currently, the Manhattan VA Medical Center.

Dr. Triola has long been interested in the intersection of technology and medical education, and has been recognized for his work in this field with numerous awards: he received the NYU Langone Medical Center Spotlight Award, was selected as an NYU School of Medicine Master Educator, and even gave a Ted Talk at TedMed 2012. He is working to create a “learning ecosystem” that includes inter-connected computer-based e-learning tools and new ways to effectively integrate growing amounts of electronic data in educational research. He has also extensively studied the use of Virtual Patients, and the assessment of change in knowledge and attitudes resulting from computer-assisted instruction.

Dr. Triola is the Founding Director of the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education (IIME), a multidisciplinary team of faculty educators, education scientists, informaticians, and developers who apply the science of education and informatics to transform teaching, learning, and assessment at every level of NYU Langone Medical Center. In previous roles at NYU, he has served as the Director of the Division of Educational Informatics, the Chief of the Section of Medical Informatics, the Associate Director of the Center for Health Information Preparedness, and the Director of Research for Advanced Educational Systems.

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