Chief Medical Officer & VP of Healthcare, Worldwide Commercial Business (WCB)
Dr. David C. Rhew is the Global Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Vice-President (VP) of
Healthcare for Microsoft. He sits on the Governing Committee for NESTcc (National
Evaluation System for health Technology coordinating center), the group within MDIC
(Medical Device Innovation Consortium) that advises FDA, CMS, and NIH regarding
RWE/RWD safety and efficacy studies on medical devices. He holds six U.S. technology
patents that enable authoring, mapping, and integration of clinical decision support into
electronic health records. David is also faculty affiliate for the Center for Innovation in
Global Health at Stanford University.
Dr. Rhew received his Bachelors of Science degrees in computer science and cellular
molecular biology from University of Michigan. He received his MD degree from
Northwestern University and completed internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center. He completed fellowships in health services research at Cedars-Sinai
and infectious diseases at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He has served as CMO and VP for Samsung; SVP and CMO at Zynx Health Incorporated;
clinician/researcher at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and RAND; and
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rhew has served on the National
Quality Forum’s (NQF) Executive Committee for Consensus Standards and Approval.