Gilad Kuperman MD, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics; Associate CHIO, Memorial Sloan Kettering
Dr. Gilad (Gil) J. Kuperman is Associate Chief Health Informatics Officer for Precision Care Delivery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. In that role, he focuses on advancing MSK’s efforts to use existing and emerging information technology capabilities to assure that each patient receives the most appropriate care in a manner that is efficient and most likely to lead to optimal patient outcomes. Dr. Kuperman has been on the faculty of DBMI since 2006 and is now an Adjunct Professor. He has authored over 95 peer-reviewed articles related to Biomedical Informatics and has been lead author on 25 of those. He lectures frequently on clinical decision support, health information exchange, and the use of information technology to support care coordination. Dr. Kuperman has been active in the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) for more than 25 years. He was Chair of the AMIA Board of Directors from 2012-2013. Dr. Kuperman worked at NewYork-Presbyterian from 2003-2018. His areas of focus during that time were quality informatics, interoperability, and the use of information technology to support care coordination and population health. From 2014-2018, was the IS lead for NYP’s Medicaid care redesign initiative, DSRIP. Prior to NYP, Dr. Kuperman worked at Partners HealthCare in Boston. There he focused on the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical decision support systems. His pioneering work included development of alerts and reminders in computer physician order entry systems as well as the development of a system to alert physicians for critical laboratory results. Dr. Kuperman received a BA in Mathematics from Columbia College, an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a PhD in Medical Informatics from the University of Utah. He practiced medicine for five years as a general practitioner and emergency room physician before turning full-time to Biomedical Informatics in 1988.