Eric S. Kirkendall, MD, MBI, FAAP

Associate Chief Medical Information Officer

Information Services, Biomedical Informatics

Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-1945

Fax: 513-803-9245

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Clinical Interests

Inpatient primary care pediatrics (hospitalist medicine); utilization of electronic health records in clinical care delivery

Research Interests

Adoption, utilization, and maximization of electronic health records in clinical care delivery


Eric Kirkendall, MD, MBI, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He received his master's degree in medical informatics from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He is also the medical director of Clinical Decision Support at Cincinnati Children's and works within the Department of Information Systems and in Patient Safety through the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence.

Education and Training

BS: Biology, University of Toledo, 1999.

MD: University of Cincinnati, 2003. 

Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2006.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2006.

MBI: Oregon Health & Science University, 2012.


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Pursuing Perfection in Pediatric Therapeutics. Clinical Scientist – Informatics Expert. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2011-2016.

PHIS+: Augmenting the Pediatric Health Information System Database. Clinical Scientist – Informatics and Subject Matter Expert. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2010-2015.