BIOL 6683: Introduction to the Electronic Health Record

Student Leaders: 
Dilum Aluthge, MD20; Karishma Bhatia, MD20; Ishan Sinha, MD20
Faculty Adviser: 
Prof. Neil Sarkar; Prof. Liz Chen

The electronic health record (EHR) has become an essential tool for supporting and evaluating health care delivery. This coursewill provide a glimpse of how EHRs have evolved, how they can impact clinical practice, and views on their future uses. Thiscourse will include lectures, interactive discussions, and first-hand accounts from physicians demonstrating how EHRs are usedin practice. A major feature of the course will be using a real EHR system for simulating physician/patient interactions.