Jonathan C. Silverstein, MD, MS, FACS, FACMI

Associate Director, Research Informatics


Jonathan C. Silverstein, MD, MS, FACS, FACMI is the Chief Research Informatics Officer, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Visiting Professor of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Internationally known for his expertise and research in the application of advanced computing architectures to biomedicine, Dr. Silverstein was Vice President and Davis Family Chair of Informatics at NorthShore University HealthSystem and the associate director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. He most recently served as Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Tempus. Dr. Silverstein is recognized as one of three founding scientific directors of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. He was an attending general surgeon for seven years while also serving as the lead physician informatician for enterprise EMR deployments at the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Silverstein earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis and his Master of Science from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and of the American College of Medical Informatics. 

Dr. Silverstein's research interests include Clinical Informatics, Imaging/Visualization/Virtual Reality, Vocabularies, Virtual Organizations, Learning Health Systems and Oncology Informatics.