Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD
Nicholas Genes, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Genes graduated from Brown University, received his MD and PhD from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and completed emergency medicine residency training, chief residency, and a fellowship in informatics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Genes' research interests include usability studies of electronic health records, and physician adoption of health information exchange. His current projects involve using emergency department information systems for optimization of patient flow through emergency departments and importing unstructured EDIS data into a data warehouse. Additionally, Dr. Genes has spoken at regional and national conferences on the utility of social media for physicians’ career development and emergency departments’ community relations, and he is studying physician usage of social media tools.