Leo A. G. Celi, MD

Leo A. G. Celi, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Part-time, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Research Director & Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Leo Celi
As clinical research director and principal research scientist at the MIT Laboratory for Computational Physiology (LCP), and as a practicing intensive care unit (ICU) physician at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Leo brings together clinicians and data scientists to support research using data routinely collected in the process of care. His group built and maintains the publicly-available Medical Information Mart for Intensive Care (MIMIC) database and the Philips-MIT eICU Collaborative Research Database, with more than 13,000 users from around the world. The MIMIC-III paper has been cited more than 1500 times since 2016. In addition, Leo is one of the course directors for HST.936 – global health informatics to improve quality of care, and HST.953 – collaborative data science in medicine, both at MIT. He is an editor of the textbook for each course, both released under an open access license. "Secondary Analysis of Electronic Health Records" has been downloaded more than 500,000 times, and has been translated to Mandarin, Spanish and Korean. Finally, Leo has spoken in more than 35 countries across 6 continents about the value of data and learning in health systems.

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