RuiJun Chen (Ray), MD
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
NLM Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biomedical Informatics
RuiJun Chen (Ray) is an Instructor in Medicine and Hospitalist at Weill Cornell Medical College, as well as a postdoctoral research scientist working with George Hripcsak at Columbia University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Duke University and his Doctor of Medicine from the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at UCSF before joining DBMI at Columbia and the Department of Medicine at Cornell.
While at Yale, he received the James G. Hirsch, MD, Endowed Medical Student Research Fellowship, leading to his work in cardiovascular outcomes research with Dr. Harlan Krumholz at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). He continued to pursue outcomes research in residency while looking for ways to reincorporate his previous interest in Computer Science, ultimately leading to his interest in clinical informatics and the OHDSI program.