David C. Rhew, MD
Chief Medical Officer and VP of Healthcare
Worldwide Commercial Business
Dr. David C. Rhew is the global chief medical officer and vice-president of Healthcare for Microsoft. He is the chairman of the Consumer Technology Association Health and Fitness Technology Division and serves on CTA’s Board of Industry Leaders. He co-holds six U.S. technology patents that enable authoring, mapping, and integration of clinical decision support into the electronic health record. David is currently an adjunct professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rhew received his Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science and cellular molecular biology from the University of Michigan. He received his M.D. from Northwestern University and completed internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed fellowships in health services research at Cedars-Sinai and infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He has served as CMO and VP for Samsung; senior vice-president and CMO at Zynx Health Incorporated; clinician/researcher at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Division of Infectious Diseases; and associate clinical professor of medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rhew has served on the National Quality Forum’s (NQF) Executive Committee for Consensus Standards and Approval.