Howard Landa, MD, is the Vice President of Clinical Informatics and EHR for Sutter Health. Dr. Landa is both a pediatric urologist and a clinical informaticist who has held leadership positions in safety-net organizations (Alameda Health System), health maintenance organizations (Kaiser Permanente) and academic institutions (Loma Linda University). He has been recognized as one of the leading informaticists in the country (Modern HealthCare’s Top 25) and has been the Vice-Chair of AMDIS, the premier international organization of CMIOs and executive physician leaders in informatics since 1997. Howard got his medical degree at what is now Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine and trained for two years in general surgery at New York University Medical Center. He completed his urology residency at UC-San Diego and pediatric urology fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital and was board-certified in pediatric urology.