Aaron Neinstein, MD

VP, Digital Health
Center for Digital Health Innovation

Dr. Aaron Neinstein is Vice President of Digital Health for UCSF Health and Associate Professor in the UCSF Division of Endocrinology. He has led the development and implementation of a wide range of health technology, with a focus on digital transformation and improving patient access and empowerment through virtual care models. This includes leading UCSF’s ambulatory Epic EHR implementation and optimization, development and deployment of numerous digital health solutions transforming digital patient experience and virtual care delivery across UCSF, and co-founding of Tidepool, a non-profit creating open-source software to empower people with diabetes.

Dr. Neinstein was an inaugural inductee as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA), and is a federal appointee serving on the United States Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). Board-certified in Endocrinology, Clinical Informatics, and Internal Medicine, he maintains an active clinical practice focused on the care of people with diabetes, and is considered a national expert in diabetes technology. He was named by Marin Magazine to the 2020 Bay Area [415] Top Doctors List and received the UCSF School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Neinstein is a nationally-invited speaker, peer-reviewed author, advisor to numerous companies, and has appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, ABC Good Morning America, and NPR. He received his Doctor of Medicine, including the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society, from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, and his undergraduate degree in American Studies from Northwestern University.