Aaron Neinstein, MD

Vice President, Digital Health
Center for Digital Health Innovation

Dr. Aaron Neinstein is Vice President of Digital Health for UCSF Health, Associate Professor in the UCSF Division of Endocrinology, and Senior Director at the UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation.  His digital health resume spans leading UCSF’s ambulatory Epic EHR implementation, development and deployment of numerous digital health solutions transforming digital patient experience and virtual care delivery across UCSF, research and advocacy advancing US federal health policy in interoperability and patient data access, and co-founding of Tidepool, a non-profit creating open-source software to empower people with diabetes.  At the UCSF CDHI, his multi-disciplinary team focuses on advancing patient experience and digital transformation of care delivery, including the use of telehealth and remote monitoring technologies to advance more connected care.

Dr. Neinstein is a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, which advises the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on access, exchange, and use of health information technology. He was an inaugural inductee as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA).  Board-certified in Endocrinology, Clinical Informatics, and Internal Medicine, he maintains an active clinical practice focused on the care of people with diabetes, and was named by Marin Magazine to the 2020 Bay Area [415] Top Doctors List.  Dr. Neinstein is a renowned expert in diabetes technology as a nationally-invited speaker, peer-reviewed author, invited writer to outlets like CNBC and Medscape, and advisor to numerous companies. Dr. Neinstein majored in American Studies at Northwestern University, graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and did his Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at UCSF.