Joshua Tamayo-Sarver, MD, PhD, FACEP, BCCI
VP of Informatics
Dr. Tamayo-Sarver is Vice President of Informatics at CEP America, overseeing the organizational data strategy, evaluating the effects of programs and practices, and leveraging data to provide the information needed for CEP to provide the highest quality and most efficient patient care. Dr. Tamayo-Sarver joined CEP America in 2008 as a Fellow in Administration and Data. In addition to being the VP of Informatics, he works as a staff physician in the Emergency Department at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California, where he is the past Department Vice-Chair and Director of Quality Improvement. He holds a bachelor's degree with honors in biochemistry from Harvard University, a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, and a 10x10 certificate in medical informatics from Oregon Health Sciences University. Dr. Tamayo-Sarver completed his PhD at Case Western Reserve University in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, where his dissertation was the development and publication of a novel model describing how physicians make clinical decisions in practice. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Harbor-University of California, Los Angeles. He also spent a year working as an EMT and health educator in El Salvador. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He has also combined his understanding of information technology, physician decision-making, and clinical practice experience to create a patent-pending novel approach to electronic physician workflow products that improve documentation and decision-making. This approach has led to a company that is now in beta testing.