Christopher (Topher) Sharp, MD
Dr. Sharp serves as Chief Medical Information Officer for Stanford Health Care with responsibility for driving the enhancement and expansion of clinical information systems to drive organizational strategic outcomes in quality, experience and value. Dr. Sharp is accountable for the content, design, and workflow of key clinical systems as well as provider and staff clinical systems adoption and proficiency.
Dr. Sharp is a mentor for the Stanford Clinical Informatics Fellowship program. He is a practicing General Internal Medicine physician at Stanford in both clinic and hospital medicine. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics.
Dr. Sharp has held lead roles in clinical technology transformation at Stanford since 2006. He was the physician lead for hospital EHR implementation including CPOE replacement, pharmacy replacement, nursing and physician electronic documentation, surgical scheduling and documentation, and emergency department and intensive care CPOE initial implementation. He served as lead physician for EHR implementation across more than 60 clinic areas of all specialties.
Education and Certifications
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Certifications: Clinical Informatics Subspecialty, American Board of Preventive Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine