American Association for Physician Leadership

R. Ryan Sadeghian


Chief AI Officer

MITConn Advisors

Dr. R. Ryan Sadeghian stands as a beacon of innovation and leadership in healthcare informatics, boasting over 14 years of transformative experience. With an unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence (AI) for over a decade, Dr. Sadeghian has emerged as a trailblazer in the field, earning distinction as one of the first 100 fellows of ACHDM.

Across his illustrious career, Dr. Sadeghian has consistently delivered groundbreaking results, orchestrating enterprise clinical informatics operations, steering multi-million-dollar IT ventures, and spearheading cutting-edge technology initiatives. His mastery of the entire systems development lifecycle, from architecting scalable solutions to meticulous project management, ensures that every endeavor is executed flawlessly, on time, and within budget.
As a seasoned Board-Certified practicing Physician, Dr. Sadeghian's recent focus has centered on revolutionizing healthcare through the creation of over 40 clinical GPTs (Generative Pre-trained Transformers) — a pioneering series that continues to redefine the landscape of AI in healthcare. This bold initiative not only showcases his visionary leadership but also underscores his unwavering commitment to leveraging technology for the betterment of patient outcomes.

But Dr. Sadeghian's impact extends beyond AI. His leadership in implementing enhancements to EMR systems has ushered in a new era of efficiency and effectiveness in healthcare delivery. By aligning organizational objectives with national health IT initiatives, he has catalyzed meaningful advancements that have redefined the standard of care.
As the first and only physician in North America trained in both clinical and biomedical informatics, Dr. Sadeghian brings a unique blend of expertise and insight to his work. His relentless drive to harness innovation and digital transformation to enhance healthcare value, quality, and safety is palpable, with a fervent commitment to alleviating physician burnout and expanding access to care in underserved communities.

A trusted leader and mentor, Dr. Sadeghian inspires excellence and cultivates a culture of transparency and integrity wherever he goes. His indelible mark on the healthcare industry serves as a testament to his unwavering dedication to driving positive change and shaping the future of healthcare for generations to come.

For over 45 years.

The American Association for Physician Leadership has helped physicians develop their leadership skills through education, career development, thought leadership and community building.

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) changed its name from the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) in 2014. We may have changed our name, but we are the same organization that has been serving physician leaders since 1975.


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