George Hripcsak, MD, MS, is Vivian Beaumont Allen Professor and Chair of Columbia University’s Department of Biomedical Informatics and Director of Medical Informatics Services for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus. He is a board-certified internist with degrees in chemistry, medicine, and biostatistics. Dr. Hripcsak’s research focus is on the clinical information stored in electronic health records and on the development of next-generation health record systems. Using nonlinear time series analysis, machine learning, knowledge engineering, and natural language processing, he is developing the methods necessary to support clinical research and patient safety. He leads the Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) coordinating center; OHDSI is an international network with thousands of collaborators and health records on almost one billion patients. In precision medicine, he serves as a PI on Columbia’s eMERGE grant, Columbia’s regional recruitment center for the All of Us Research Program, and Columbia’s role on the All of Us Data and Research Center. He co-chaired the Meaningful Use Workgroup of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology. Dr. Hripcsak is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American College of Medical Informatics, the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has over 450 publications.