BiographyDavid Chou, M.D., M.S., F.C.A.P., is a board certified physician, UW’s director of Medical Informatics, chief technology officer for UW Medicine’s Information Technology Services, a UW professor of Laboratory Medicine and an adjunct professor of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
Dr. Chou’s goal is to optimize the use of information systems and technology in a cost effective and safe manner for servicing patients and physicians. He is particularly excited about the expanding use of technology for patient care and in the education of a new generation of students.
Dr. Chou earned his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in Clinical Pathology and is a member of numerous professional societies. His clinical and research interests include primary care, underserved populations, quality improvement, use of information systems, automation for patient care and technology impacts on people and institutional culture.
Personal InterestsIn his free time Dr. Chou is interested in home repair, photography and restoring old radios and televisions.
Univ. of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical education, 1974
Mt. Sinai (NY) Medical Center
Univ. of Minnesota Hosp. & Clinic
Residency, Clinical Pathology
- Clinical Pathology, 1980, American Board of Pathology