Overview of Interests
Dr. Rosenbloom is the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and an Associate 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 who earned his M.D., completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, a fellowship in Biomedical Informatics, and earned an MPH all at Vanderbilt. Since joining the faculty in 2002, Dr. Rosenbloom has become 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 engaging patients, documenting patient care and 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. Dr. Rosenbloom's work has resulted in lead and collaborating authorship on over 60 peer reviewed manuscripts, which have been published in 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 5 book chapters and numerous 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 annual recipient of the competitive 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. In addition, Dr. Rosenbloom is an active reviewer several journals covering general medicine, pediatrics and biomedical informatics.
Dr. Rosenbloom has participated as a mentor for numerous students, including PhD candidates from Biomedical Informatics, medical students performing predoctoral research projects or as part of the Vanderbilt Emphasis program, and Meharry medical students participating in National Library of Medicine-supported Summer training programs. He has been an advisor to medical students, and is now a Faculty Affiliate Advisor for the School of Medicine's Chapman Advisory College. He has served on the School of Medicine's Admissions Committee, on the Medical Center's Medical Records Committee and on the Department of Biomedical Informatics' Academic Program Committee. In addition, Dr. Rosenbloom has volunteered at the student-run Shade Tree Clinic since it first opened, and has been named a Shade Tree Clinic Clinical Care Leader.
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