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"Rage Against the Machine Learning: What's With the EDM (Empiric Antibiotic Decision-Making) Hype?"



Richard Medford, M.D., FRCP(C), FAMIA
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases & Geograpic Medicine
Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer
UT Southwestern Medical Center


About Richard Medford:

Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dr. Medford holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and health science from York University in Toronto. He also received a premedical certificate from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. He then obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and completed internal medicine residency training at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario. He then obtained advanced training through fellowships in Infectious Diseases from the University of Ottowa, and clinical informatics from Stanford University school of medicine in Palo Alto, California. 


Dr. Medford's research interests include infectious diseases, COVID-19, and managing pandemics with health informatics. His investigations have resulted in 27 publications in peer-reviewed journals and 29 abstracts and presentations. He has also contributed to two case reports. His investigations have also resulted in several non-peer-reviewed publications. 


He joined the UTSW faculty in 2018 and currently splits his time seeing inpatients on the General ID service while serving as the Assistant Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the health system.

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