Sashank Kaushik MD, MBA, FACP, FAMIA

Sashank Kaushik

Sashank Kaushik
MD, MBA, FACP, FAMIA

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Bioinformatics; Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Department of Internal Medicine
8495 Bailey Avenue
VA WNY Healthcare System
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 862-8670
Fax: 859-2576
sashankk@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Clinical Informatics, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • MBA, Business Management, University at Buffalo (2015)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Brookdale Medical Center (2012)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Brookdale Medical Center (2010)
  • MBBS, Medicine and Surgery, Kasturba Medical College (2003)

Employment:

  • Chief Health Informatics Officer, Clinical Informatics, WNY VA Healthcare System (2018-present)
  • Hospitalist, Medicine, VA WNY Healthcare System (2018-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2016-present)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2016-present)
  • Hospitalist, Medicine, Kaleida Health (2012–2020)
  • Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Clinical Informatics, Kaleida Health (2016–2018)

Awards and Honors:

  • Fellow of American Medical Informatics Association (2019)
  • Healthcare Champion, 2018 (2018)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2017)

Research Expertise:

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Hospital medicine

Journal Articles:

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:


Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems
  • American Association of Physician Leadership
  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Presentations:

  • "ED Utilization Patterns of Super-Utilizers Across Multiple Independent Healthcare Systems" GME Scholarly Exchange Day, University at Buffalo, Biomedical Informatics (2016)
  • "Clinical Relevance of the Doctor's Dilemma Question Set" AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (2015)
  • "Using NLP in Secondary Use of Clinical Data" Postdoc Research Symposium, University at Buffalo, Biomedical Informatics (2015)
  • "Preparing for Informatics Careers and Trends in the Age of Meaningful Use" AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (2013)
  • "A clinical research EDC system for EMR in psychiatry" AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (2010)
  • "Evaluation for clustering of cases requiring ICU care using EMR in Emergency Department" AMIA Annual Symposium, American Medical Informatics Association (2010)
  • "Metabolic Syndrome and CHD Risk Characteristics in Severe and Persistently Mentally Ill" 3rd International Symposium on Integrated Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Diseases (2008)

Service Activities:

  • VA National Clinical Template Workgroup; Member (2020–present)
  • VA Informatics Competency Promortion Workgroup; Member (2020–present)
  • VA Institution Review Board committee, VAWNYHCS; Member (2019–present)
  • VA VISN Chief Health Informatics (VCHI) Subcommittee; Member (2019–present)
  • VA Medical Records Committee, VAWNYHCS; Member (2019–present)
  • VA Acute Provider Council member, Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization; Member (2018–present)
  • Peer Review profesional Practice Evaluation Committee; Committee Member (2018–2020)
  • Faculty Council-Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences; School Representative (2018–present)
  • Faculty Senate- University at Buffalo; Senator (2017–2019)
  • Cerner Physician Advocate; Member (2017–2018)

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Contact Information

Department of Internal Medicine
8495 Bailey Avenue
VA WNY Healthcare System
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 862-8670
Fax: 859-2576
sashankk@buffalo.edu