As CMIO, Dr. Kudler is Baystate Health’s physician lead for its integrated clinical information systems strategy. In this role, he serves as the primary liaison between the medical staff and other clinical practitioners and Division of Information & Technology. He is the primary physician leader in managing, championing and supporting the successful development and deployment of automated systems and web-based tools to all hospitals of Baystate Health (BH) and the BH regions' physician practices in order to meet the clinical, financial, quality, safety, academic and research objectives of BH.
He has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare; in 1996 he joined Baystate Medical Practices - Northern Edge Adult Medicine, Internist & Attending Physician at Baystate Medicine Center. He continues to provide primary care to HIV-infected patients as a member of the division of infectious diseases. He volunteers in numerous civic activities.
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 1980-1984.
B.A. in Philosophy and Religion, cum laude, 1984.
Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA. 1984-1986.
Master’s in Theological Studies, June 1986.
Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA. Clinical Fellow in Psychology and Religion, 1986-1987.
New York University Medical School, New York, NY. 1987-1991, M.D., 1991
University of California at San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital, Resident in Primary Care Internal Medicine, 1991-1994.