Dr. David Fallaw, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency for Georgia Regents University, has been named Chief Medical Information Officer of GRU’s Section of General Internal Medicine.
In addition to his duties as CMIO, Fallaw also serves as Chair of the Clinical Informatics Advisory Committee for Georgia Regents Health System, working as lead physician for the planning, design, implementation, and training of clinical information systems.
Fallaw, a native of Aiken, South Carolina, earned undergraduate degrees in biology and German from Wofford College. He attended the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating with both a medical degree and the distinction of having been class president in 2006. Upon completion of his medical degree, Fallaw entered the Internal Medicine Internship Program at the Medical College of Georgia, followed shortly thereafter by his internal medicine residency.
In 2009, Fallaw joined GRU’s Department of Medicine as Chief Medical Resident and Clinical Instructor and, in 2010, became an Assistant Professor. Since then, he has played an integral role in instructing residents, interns, and students via Internal Medicine Ward Services and outpatient Internal Medicine Clinics. He is also Director of the Medical Economics and Practice Management Course available for internal medicine and family medicine residents.
In addition to his significant interests in the improvement of quality and efficiency of care at Georgia Regents University as Chief Medical Information Officer, Fallaw says he remains committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive, and personalized care to each of his patients.