Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Biomedical Informatics
Director of the Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research Division
Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Anesthesia
Medical Director for Perioperative Quality
Jesse Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH, is a board-certified anesthesiologist with an extensive background in clinical research, advocacy, and healthcare policy. Dr. Ehrenfeld is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical School in the Departments of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Biomedical Informatics where he serves as Director of the Anesthesiology & Perioperative Informatics Research Division, Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Anesthesia, & Medical Director for Perioperative Quality.
Dr. Ehrenfeld’s research and policy interests include biomedical informatics and the application of information technology to increase patient safety and reliability in the operating room environment. His research has been funded by NIH, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research. His work has led to the presentation of more than 150 abstracts at national/international meetings and the publication of dozens of manuscripts in high-impact journals. He is Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Medical Systems and has co-authored twelve clinical textbooks.
Dr. Ehrenfeld holds a master of public health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, and a doctor of medicine from The University of Chicago. He completed residency and served as informatics fellowship director for the Department of Anesthesiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Ehrenfeld, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy, also serves as a medical reserve officer.