Nicholas G Genes, MD, PhD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Dr. Nicholas Genes is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Mount Sinai. He practices emergency medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Brooklyn. His research interests include the usability of electronic health record (EHR) systems, effective clinical decision support, and the use of mobile health apps and social media to coordinate and improve patient care.
Dr. Genes has published and presented nationally on the impact of health Information Technology (IT) on emergency medicine applications, such as disaster preparedness, emergency physician interaction with EHRs, EHR usability, and extracting information from EHRs relevant to emergency management. He has collaborated and led investigations within the Mount Sinai health care system to make use of electronic data to improve clinical care, through decision support, identifying at-risk patient cohorts, and other projects. He mentors several fellows and residents on the topic of clinical informatics and virtual care. His residency training was at Mount Sinai in the Department of Emergency Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident.
Informatics Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:
SAEM Social Media Committee
SAEM Web Committee
Editor-in-Chief / Editorial Boards:
Editorial Board, Emergency Medicine Practice
Health Information Exchange; Clinical Decision Support; Social Meia to Inform Emergency Preparedness and Response
Dr. Genes's areas of research include health information exchange, clinical decision support, and using social media to inform emergency preparedness and response.