Victor Brodsky, M.D.
Medical Director of Information Systems
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Victor Brodsky, MD is a Medical Director of Information Systems at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Brodsky has served as the Medical Director of Informatics and Assistant Professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, as well as the Assistant Professor of Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. Prior to that position, Dr. Brodsky was the first Pathology Informatics Fellow in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after completing his Anatomic Pathology residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Brodsky has received his undergraduate and medical degrees by completing the combined seven-year medical program at Boston University and Boston University School of Medicine in 2005.
Dr. Brodsky is currently the co-chair of the Education Committee of the Association for Pathology Informatics (API) and the co-Chair of Health Level 7 (HL7) Orders and Observations Working Group, focusing on standardizing pathology ordering and reporting in collaboration with Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE). Additionally, Dr. Brodsky has served as a liaison to HL7 from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), representing the Informatics committee of the college for over 7 years, and has been involved in the creation of the upcoming AUTO14 laboratory barcoding standard by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI). Dr. Brodsky has also been a part of Work Group 26 of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) since its inception in 2005, working to create digital imaging standards for pathology. Since 2012, Dr. Brodsky has served on Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Laboratory Reporting Workgroup preparing relevant guidelines for the US government’s Meaningful Use program and recently participated in FDA’s LOINC panel at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Dr. Brodsky is among the authors of the Pathology Informatics Essentials for Residents (PIER) curriculum (https://apc.memberclicks.net/m-pier ) and is the architect of the open source “Order” laboratory management web platform ( https://github.com/victorbrodsky/order-lab).
His past projects include implementing whole slide scanning and other pathology imaging, specimen barcoding and tracking, and microscopic image analysis software, as well as interfacing clinical systems, web development, and software engineering.
Dr. Brodsky's interests include medical and pathology informatics, image analysis, pattern recognition, machine learning, workflow optimization, resident physician IT education, listing acronyms, sunny weather, and hiking.