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Ida Sim, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; UCSF Clinical Research Informatics Officer; Co-Director UCSF-UC Berkeley Computational Precision Health

Ida Sim, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine and Computational Precision Health, Co-Director of the UCSF UC Berkeley Joint Program in Computational Precision Health, and UCSF’s first Chief Research Informatics Officer. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology, her MD, and her PhD in Medical Informatics from Stanford. A primary care physician, Dr. Sim completed her internship and residency at the Massachussetts General Hospital and a fellowship in General Medicine at the Palo Alto VA. 

Research Overview:

Developing infrastructure to enable the translation of clinical and mobile data into knowledge to improve health
Dr. Sim’s internationally acclaimed research focuses on technology and policies for large-scale health data sharing and the integration of digital health data into primary care. She co-founded Open mHealth, which develops open standards for mobile health data, and co-founded Vivli, the world's largest platform for sharing participant-level clinical trial data. Her current research develops open platforms and new methods for integrating smartphone and sensor data for AI-driven management of multiple chronic conditions in primary care.

Computational health science interests: