M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania and attending physician in the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center emergency department. Dr. Delgado is particularly committed to collaborations that involve multidisciplinary team science. He is the Director of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, a health system behavioral design team within the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation. He founded the Behavioral Science & Analytics For Injury Reduction (BeSAFIR) lab, which applies data and behavioral science to improve acute care and to prevent injuries and overdoses. This includes analyzing emergency department and hospital encounter data and leveraging electronic health records, text-messaging, and other digital interventions to change clinician and patient behavior. His research is currently funded by PCORI, NIH, CDC, and FDA. Dr. Delgado also serves as an Associate Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE) and as the Co-Chair of the University Pennsylvania Health System Opioid Task Force. He received his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Princeton University, his M.D. from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his M.S. in Health Services Research from Stanford University.
Presented by the Center for Digital Health and the Injury Control COBRE Injury Control Digital Innovation Core.