Sameer Badlani, MD
Affiliate Faculty, Associate Professor
Dr. Badlani is healthcare and digital thought leader leveraging his experience as a clinician and technology executive to transform the delivery and consumer experience in healthcare and wellness. His focus is on operational and digital transformation by deploying innovation at scale, maximizing technologies, and process improvement to generate both business and clinical outcomes. He is passionate about learning, developing leaders, and advocating for the organization's diversity and inclusion commitments.
In his current role at M Health Fairview as the Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President of Technology Services, Dr. Badlani focuses on designing and deploying the modern digital strategy to transform healthcare delivery into more consumer-focused, safe and high-quality clinical care. He believes that succeeding with the digital transformation scale is a function of striking a balance between consumer experience, operational efficiency, innovation, and integration.
In addition to leading the digital transformational initiatives, he is responsible for core information technologies, cybersecurity, data & analytics, informatics, marketing, and experience design functions. A nationally recognized advisor, educator, and speaker on topics across digital transformation, innovation, and transformation, Dr. Badlani is a strategic advisor and board member for startups and nonprofit organizations. Currently, he serves as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University for executive education programs including Chief Digital Officer, Master in Medical Management, and Chief Data Officer. He has been recognized as a 40 under 40 (Crain's Chicago 2013), named to Becker's list of top Health System CIOs, and sits on the board of Network of Digital Evidence (NODE Health) as well as Carnegie Mellon's Center for Machine Learning in Health. Dr.
Badlani received his medical degree from the University of Delhi in India, completed his internal medicine residency training, and served as chief resident at the University of Oklahoma. He also received training in biomedical informatics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. At the University of Chicago, his clinical practice was focused on inpatient internal medicine. During his tenure at the University of Chicago, he served as faculty in the biological sciences division and taught at the School of Medicine and Internal Medicine Residency Program. He resides in Edina, Minnesota with his wife and daughter.