Associate Director, PC3I & Director, Program in Augmented and Artificial Intelligence, PC3I
Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP, FACP, is an Associate Director and Innovation Faculty member at the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I) as well as the Director of the Program in Augmented and Artificial Intelligence at PC3I. His work has focused on the use of advanced analytics to improve routine patient care, particularly for those with advanced illnesses such as cancer. Dr. Parikh was a PC3I innovation fellow during his medical oncology fellowship. Dr. Parikh led several initiatives utilizing predictive analytic tools to improve cancer care delivery, including projects to provide early warning of adverse events using electronic health record data and linking these tools to interventions informed by behavioral insights. Dr. Parikh is now Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Staff Physician at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
Dr. Parikh completed his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania with expertise in delivery system reform and medical technology. He completed his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, Harvard College, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Ravi’s work on medical technology and advanced illness has been published in national venues including The New England Journal of Medicine, Science, the Journal of the American Medical Association, Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. He is a columnist at Medscape. He has received the ACP Joseph E. Johnson Leadership Award, AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, the National Palliative Care Research Center Kornfeld Scholars Award, and the Prostate Cancer Young Investigator Award, and was named a MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovator. He currently serves on the board of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) and on the National Quality Forum Leadership Consortium. Ravi enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and tennis.