Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr
W/CC2, Emergency Medicine
One Deaconess Rd
Boston MA 02215
|Boston University, Boston, MA||BA||05/1991||Computer Medical Science|
|SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY||MD||06/1996||Medicine|
|Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA||06/1999||Emergency Medicine|
|Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA||06/2001||Clinical Informatics|
MetPath: "Computers in the Curriculum Project"
Resident Award in Toxicology
"Investing in Information" Award
Larry A Nathanson, MD, is a board certified emergency physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, Massachusetts) and is the director of Emergency Medical Informatics for the Department of Emergency Medicine. Besides his clinical responsibilities treating patients, he develops computer applications to support emergency care. He received a bachelor's degree in "Computer Medical Science" from Boston University, his medical degree from SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn and trained in Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has also completed an NIH sponsored Medical Informatics fellowship at the Center for Clinical Computing, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. He currently holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nathanson is the architect and programmer of the "ED Dashboard", the ED information system that is used at BIDMC. This software integrates data from the ED and many different areas of the hospital to give clinicians the ability to better communicate, monitor the department, improve patient safety and streamline the delivery of emergency care. This technology and the positive effects it has had patient care has been featured on CNN, in Newsweek and other national publications. He is also one of the principal authors of ECG Wave-maven (http://ecg.bidmc.harvard.edu) which includes a collection of 500+ challenging ECG tracings with explanations and teaching. It is one of the top 10 Google hits for "ECG Cases" (out of 30+ million).
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