Yevgeniy Gitelman, MD

Clinical Informatics Manager
Yevgeniy Gitelman is a clinical informatics manager at the Acceleration Lab, a hospitalist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the associate chief medical information officer (CMIO) for custom solutions at Penn Medicine, and an assistant professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine.
Yevgeniy is passionate about creating customized tools that empower clinicians to improve care delivery. Such tools include population-based dashboards, just-in-time notifications, customized patient snapshot views, and SMS communication logics. His goal is to ensure that technology is not a limiting factor for innovation projects. Since joining the team in 2015, Yevgeniy has led the development of multiple platforms, including Agent.
With his appointment to associate CMIO in 2022, his work extends to implementing new technology, identifying opportunities for scaling custom solutions, and automating existing processes across the health system.
Yevgeniy received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, graduated AOA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2014.



Passion areas

Improving provider experience and patient outcomes

Favorite project outcome

Reducing time on vent in ICU and supporting CORE to enroll more patients into treatment

What will the future of health care look like?

More collaborative and more focus on population health and telemedicine (even more than now)

Favorite innovation

The smartphone

Favorite quote about innovation

“Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.” - Thomas Edison

Favorite travel destination

Vail, Colorado, and the Cayman Islands

I could teach you how to

Play ping pong or write an app

Favorite downtime activity

Listening to history podcasts or audiobooks

My Pet

Meet Shadow.