Erik Geissal, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Information Officer, OCHIN
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Public Health Physician, Clackamas County Health Department
Erik Geissal, MD started his career in clinical informatics at Kaiser Permanente Northwest, where he witnessed the importance of clinical perspective in the development of the electronic health record system. Board-certified in both internal medicine and clinical informatics, Erik serves as Chief Medical Information Officer at OCHIN and practices medicine at Clackamas County Health Department (an OCHIN member). Erik also directs the clinical clerkship experience at OCHIN for physicians from Oregon Health & Science University's Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, a collaboration in keeping with OCHIN's role as a learning institution. Erik and his team of informaticists are responsible for representing diverse clinical perspectives to inform the technology and services OCHIN provides to members, and for providing informatics guidance to OCHIN's numerous research projects. Erik is a Certified Epic Physician Builder and a member of the national Epic Care Everywhere Governing Council.