James Tcheng, MD and Christopher Roth, MD are among the first to receive Clinical Informatics Medical Board certification. The American Board of Medical Specialties recognized clinical informatics as an official sub-specialty in 2011, with the first certification exam in October 2013. Diplomates are certified through either the American Board of Preventive Medicine or the American Board of Pathology.
Dr. Tcheng is a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and of Community and Family Medicine. He serves as both Medical Knowledge Architect for the Duke University Health System (DUHS) and Information Architect for the Duke Heart Center. He is co-chairman of the American College of Cardiology Informatics Committee and a member of the Cardiovascular Medicine Work Group of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. Dr. Roth is an Assistant Professor of Radiology/Neuroradiology. He is Vice Chair, Radiology Information Technology and Clinical Informatics Director, Imaging Informatics Strategy, Duke Medicine. He received a Master of Management in Clinical Informatics from the Fuqua School of Business in 2010.
Duke is proud to have two of its physicians among the first certified physicians in clinical informatics. Congratulations to both!