Dr. Michael Pfeffer received his BS in chemical engineering from Brown University and his MD from Cornell University Medical College. He completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at UCLA. He spent a year as a hospitalist at The Queen's Medical Center, where he served as medical education coordinator for the hospitalist service and project leader for implementing the Better Outcomes for Older Adults through Safe Transitions (BOOST) program. Currently, he serves as the chief medical informatics officer for UCLA Health System, focusing on our transition to a fully electronic, patient-centered health record. He also serves as an associate program director of the internal medicine residency program. Dr. Pfeffer’s interests include resident education and transitions of care, specifically involving the hospital discharge process. Dr. Pfeffer received his board certification in Internal Medicine in 2007.