Faculty Profile

David Liebovitz
Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Chief Medical Information Officer

Academic Interests

Dr. Liebovitz is a clinician-educator and informaticist board certified in the new specialty of clinical informatics. His work includes teaching medical students, residents, and graduate school students on topics related to internal medicine, informatics, and patient safety. His areas of research interest include exploring how best to leverage information systems to care for patients in the safest manner possible and how next steps in care may be better anticipated and supported in a patient-centric and personalized way. In addition, Dr. Liebovitz is interested in systems and processes to safeguard patient confidentiality.

Clinical Interests

Working together with general medicine patients so as to safely minimize non-essential medications and establish sound health related habits.


  • O’Leary, K. J., Lohman, M. E., Culver, E., Killarney, A., Randy Smith, G., & Liebovitz, D. M. (2015). The effect of tablet computers with a mobile patient portal application on hospitalized patients’ knowledge and activation. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocv058
  • Liebovitz, D. (2015). Next steps for electronic health records to improve the diagnostic process. Diagnosis, 2(2), 111–116.
  • Aranki, D., Kurillo, G., Yan, P., Liebovitz, D., & Bajcsy, R. (2014). Continuous, Real-Time, Tele-monitoring of Patients with Chronic Heart-Failure - Lessons Learned From a Pilot Study. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Body Area Networks (pp. 135–141). ICST. doi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257036
  • Liebovitz, D. (2013). Meaningful EHR Attributes for an Era of Accountability, Transparency, Shared Decision Making, and Value Assessment. Journal of Legal Medicine, 34(1), 43–53
  • Liebovitz, D. (2009). Health care information technology: a cloud around the silver lining? Archives of Internal Medicine, 169(10), 924–926. doi:doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.79
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  • BS, 1986, University of Illinois, Urbana, Engineering
  • MD, 1990, University of Illinois, Chicago, Medicine
  • Residency, 1993, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Chief Resident, 1994, University of Chicago-Weiss Hospital, General Internal Medicine