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

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.

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.

Gouripeddi R, Warner PB, Mo P, Levin JE, Srivastava R, Shah SS, de Regt D, Kirkendall E, Bickel J, Korgenski EK, Precourt M, Stepanek RL, Mitchell JA, Narus SP, Keren R. Federating Clinical Data from Six Pediatric Hospitals: Process and Initial Results for Microbiology from the PHIS+ Consortium. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012;2012:281-90.

Kirkendall ES, Kloppenborg E, Papp J, White D, Frese C, Hacker D, Schoettker PJ, Muething S, Kotagal U. Measuring adverse events and levels of harm in pediatric inpatients with the Global Trigger Tool. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov;130(5):e1206-14.

Kirkendall ES, Guiot AB. Torsed Pulmonary Sequestration Presenting With Gastrointestinal Manifestations. Clin Pediatr (Phila). Epub ahead of print. 2012. 

Narus SP, Srivastava R, Gouripeddi R, Livne OE, Mo P, Bickel JP, de Regt D, Hales JW, Kirkendall E, Stepanek RL, Toth J, Keren R. Federating clinical data from six pediatric hospitals: process and initial results from the PHIS+ Consortium. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2011;2011:994-1003.

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.