Brian Clay, MD
Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Interim Chief Medical Informatics Officer, UC San Diego Health System
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program
Telephone (619) 471-9186
Mail Code 8485
Dr. Brian Clay has been a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine faculty since 2003.
He coordinates and participates in numerous quality improvement projects, including projects related to medication reconciliation, hospital discharge processes, resident handoffs, clinical decision support, and physician documentation in the electronic medical record.
Dr. Clay was named the Chief Medical Information Officer for UCSD in 2012. He also currently serves as one of the associate program directors for the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, and is a member of the IT Leadership and Education Committee for the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Clay received his MD degree from the UCSD School of Medicine in 2000. He completed his internal medicine residency training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2003.
- Smitherman K, Clay BJ, Martin-Armstrong LM. Causes of Short-Term Hospital Medicine Readmission at an Academic Center. Abstract, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, April 23-26, 2014, San Diego. PDF
- Lovetro B, Popa AS, Lane J, Ha D, Martin L, Jenkins I, Bordin-Wosk T, Clay BJ, James C. Clinical Predictors Associated with Proton Pump Inhibitor Guideline Adherence. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, March 24-27, 2014, Las Vegas. J. Hospital Med 2014; 9 (S2): 121. Abstract
- Clay BJ, Lee J, Zelazny Z, Maynard G. Indication-Based Ordering: A New Paradigm for Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, April 3-5, 2008, San Diego. J Hospital Med 2008; 3(S1):55. PDF (see PDF document p. 7)
- Clay BJ, Martin-Armstrong L. Contributing Factors to Short-Term Readmissions to an Academic Center Hospital Medicine Program. Abstract, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, April 3-5, 2008, San Diego. J Hospital Med 2008; 3(S1):54-55. PDF (see PDF document pp. 6-7)