Dr. Triola is the associate dean for educational informatics and an associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health, where he is also the founding director of the Institute for Innovations in Medical Education, known as IIME.
Dr. Triola’s research focuses on the disruptive effects of the present revolution in medical education, driven by technological advances, big data, and learning analytics. He has worked to create a continuously learning medical education system that includes computer-based learning tools and new ways to integrate electronic data into educational research.
Dr. Triola and IIME have been funded by the National Institutes of Health, including the Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems (IAIMS) Awards program, the National Science Foundation Advanced Learning Technologies program, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education program.
Dr. Triola chairs numerous committees, at the state and national level, that are focused on the development of educational technology and research for the health professions. He gave a TED Talk at TEDMED 2012, and is a co-author of the Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences textbook series. Dr. Triola is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Triola received his BA from Johns Hopkins University and MD at NYU School of Medicine. He completed residency training in internal medicine at NYU School of Medicine and subsequently served as chief resident for the internal medicine residency program. He completed a research fellowship in medical informatics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
In previous roles at NYU Langone, Dr. Triola served as director of the Division of Educational Informatics within NYU School of Medicine; chief of the Section of Medical Informatics within the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine; associate director of the Center for Health Information Preparedness, Department of Medicine; and director of research for advanced educational systems within the School of Medicine.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Associate Dean for Educational Informatics
Director, Institute for Innovations in Medical Education
MD from New York University
Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Informatics
Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Residency, NYU School of Medicine, Chief Residency - Internal Medicine
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