Announcing University of Virginia’s First Clinical Informatics Fellow

October 19, 2017 by

We are proud to announce University of Virginia School of Medicine’s new Clinical Informatics (CI) Fellowship.  This 2-year training program, accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education, is housed in the Department of Pediatrics but is open to board-certified or board-eligible physicians from any medical specialty.

Please welcome our first CI Fellow, Bryan Thorne MD, PhD.  Dr. Thorne earned his B.S. in Biology from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 2003.  He then attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he conducted research in computational biology and tissue modeling, earning his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2011 and his MD degree in 2013.  He is an outstanding pediatrician, educator, and accomplished physician-scientist.

We’d also like to introduce Mr. Nathaniel Braintwain, our new CI Fellowship Coordinator.  Nathaniel works in the Division of Genetics where he has coordinated the Cardiovascular Genetics Program.

For more information about the Clinical Informatics program, please contact Dr. David Ling, Dr. Martha Hellems, and Nathaniel Braintwain at

Please welcome Bryan and Nathaniel to our team!



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