Deborah Unger, M.D., Director of Medical Informatics

Deborah is a palliative care physician who has trained across a diverse range of clinical settings throughout the United States. She is a graduate of Vassar College and Texas A&M College of Medicine, and completed her internal medicine residency with the University of Miami in West Palm Beach. She pursued both research and clinical palliative care fellowships at Stanford University, before taking a position as an attending physician at the Nashville VA Hospital and faculty with Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has a passion for how clinical informatics can promote a person-first approach to care, most recently serving on several national workgroups for the VHA’s office of Electronic Health Record Modernization.