Dr. Keith Salzman


Dr. Keith Salzman

Monday, July 21st, 2014 - 12:18

Keith L. Salzman, MD, MPH is a Health Fellow with the IBM Center for The Business of Government and the Chief Medical Information Officer with IBM’s Global Business Services.

Dr. Salzman is a physician, leader and innovator with more than 24 years of experience delivering care to patients and pioneering informatics. Prior to joining the IBM Center, Dr. Salzman was the Chief Medical Information Officer at Madigan Army Medical Center. Dr. Salzman established the Informatics Division in the Military Health System.

Beginning in 1989, Dr. Salzman served 22 years of active service in the U.S. Army. His many roles included Team Leader, Professional Filler Surgeon at Tripler Army Medical Center; First Surgeon for the Initial/Interim Brigade Combat team; Deputy Commander for Outlying Clinics in Heidelberg, Germany; and interim Deputy Commander for Clinical Services in both Kosovo and Heidelberg.

Dr. Salzman is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit, American Medical Informatics Association, American and Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians, Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems, and American College of Healthcare Executives. His military honors include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and Expert Field Medical Badge.

Dr. Salzman completed family medicine training at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center and the Faculty Development Fellowship at Madigan Army Medical Center. He holds a bachelor of arts in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota, a doctor of medicine from Mayo Medical School, and a master of public health from the University of Washington. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Informatics.