Charles Jaffe, PhD, MD

Chief Executive Officer
Health Level Seven (HL7) International
As the CEO of HL7, Dr. Jaffe serves as the organization's global ambassador, fostering relationships with key industry stakeholders. A 40-year veteran of the healthcare IT industry, Dr. Jaffe was previously the Senior Global Strategist for the Digital Health Group at Intel Corporation, VP of Life Sciences at SAIC, and the Director of Medical Informatics at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins and Duke Universities and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health and at Georgetown University. Dr. Jaffe has been the principal investigator for more than 200 clinical trials and has served in various leadership roles in the American Medical Informatics Association. He has been a board member on leading organizations for information technology standards and served as the chair of a national institutional review board.