Project Title/Research Interests: Clinical Decision Support for Viral Respiratory PCR Testing

Cameron Escovedo is a Clinical Informatics Fellow at UCLA Health. During medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, his research focused on medical education and included starting an anatomy tutoring program and a board review lecture series in Pediatrics. He just completed a Chief Resident year in Pediatrics at the UCLA Department of Pediatrics. During this time, he also completed the Resident Informaticist program at UCLA, and re-designed UCLA CareConnect’s SmartLinks that automate the population of clinical information into documentation templates. His current and future research will focus on incorporating the measurement of Social Determinants of Health into the electronic medical record, and providing clinicians with decision support on social interventions.