Chief Medical Information Officer
I optimize electronic health records to improve the clinician and patient experience.
Day to Day
One of my areas of focus is how our electronic health records work. Mostly I have meetings and lots of conversations with leaders and clinicians about to their experience with the software, related regulations and data. I also do a lot of mentoring of the next generation of professionals so they use this technology effectively.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for everyone
Be willing to try anything and work at it for free if needed. Be hungry for new knowledge and developing connections with people that have the qualities you admire. Be fearless and take on opportunities. Explore the different pathways to get to your desired career (i.e. military, taking a gap year, interning, going to college, etc.). There is no one right path to a career.
My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took: