S. Trent Rosenbloom, MD, MPH, FACMI, FAMIA
S. Trent Rosenbloom, MD, MPH, FACMI is the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs, the Director of Patient Engagement and a Professor of Biomedical Informatics with secondary appointments in Medicine, Pediatrics and the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University. He is a board certified internist and pediatrician and is a nationally recognized investigator in the field of health information technology evaluation. His research has focused on studying how healthcare providers interact with health information technologies when documenting patient care and when making clinical decisions.
Dr. Rosenbloom has successfully competed for extramural funding from the National Library of Medicine and from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the role of principal investigator. Funded research grants have included awards under career development (K) award, R01 and R18 funding mechanisms. His work has resulted in lead and co-authorship on numerous peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Pediatrics, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Academic Medicine, among others. In addition, Dr. Rosenbloom has authored and coauthored book chapters, posters, white papers and invited papers. He has been a committed member of the principal professional organization in his field, the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). He has served AMIA in leadership roles, including participating in: a Scientific Program Committee, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) Editorial Board, a national Health Policy Meeting Committee, the JAMIA Editor in Chief search committee, and a Working Group on Unintended Consequences. As a result of his research success and service to AMIA, Dr. Rosenbloom was the recipient of the AMIA New Investigator Award in 2009, and was elected to the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) in 2011. In addition, Dr. Rosenbloom has participated in study sections for the National Library of Medicine and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare. He has also participated as a member of the HL7 Pediatric Data Special Interest Group and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Clinical Information Technology. He is an active reviewer several journals covering general medicine, pediatrics and biomedical informatics.
Currently, Dr. Rosenbloom spends most of his energy guiding development of Vanderbilt's patient portal as its chair, and evaluating the impact of clinical informatics systems on medical practice and outcomes. His areas of interest include patient engagement, decision support, pediatric growth modeling, documentation systems and interface terminologies. He is currently engaged in active federally-funded programs of research evaluating clinical documentation systems and personal health record systems.
Dr. Rosenbloom earned his M.D., completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, a fellowship in Biomedical Informatics, and earned an M.P.H. all at Vanderbilt University.