Bob Wachter – UCSF

Dr. Robert Wachter is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he directs the 60-physician Division of Hospital Medicine. He is generally considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing specialty in the history of modern medicine. His new book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, is a New York Times bestseller.