Dr. Paul Testa is the Chief Medical Information Officer at NYU Langone Health (NYULH). In this capacity Dr. Testa serves as the clinical informatics physician leader; stewards industry-leading telemedicine initiatives; and shepherds programs in the areas of clinical quality, data management, and informatics research. He works closely with physician and nursing informatics groups to transform and advance how NYULH delivers care via new technologies which the Health System continues to implement and optimize. Dr. Testa played a critical role in helping NYULH earn the 2017 HIMSS Davies Award in addition to the EMRAM Stage 7 designation for both inpatient and ambulatory.
Dr. Testa serves as an Assistant Professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Health. He lectures and publishes on topics in health care information technology, risk management, regulatory compliance, and emergency medicine.
Prior to entering the field of clinical medicine, Dr. Testa practiced law in New York and Boston providing counsel to academic medical centers. After graduating from Middlebury College in Vermont, he earned a JD at Boston College Law School, a MD at Dartmouth Medical School, and a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in public health law at Harvard University.
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