Yang Gong, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Professor Gong is a federally funded physician informaticist on patient safety at the School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth. He received his medical training in China and his PhD of clinical informatics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His research areas are human-computer interaction in clinical settings, including patient safety reporting system, clinical communication and clinical decision support. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. He is a frequent presenter at national/international conferences, including AMIA, Medinfo, HIMSS, AHIMA, HIMSSasia, etc. Professor Gong is Chair of clinical decision support working group at American Medical Informatics Association. He mentors postdoctoral fellow, doctoral and masters students of health informatics and teaches clinical decision support system, health data display and clinical communication.