Craig Monsen is a resident physician in the joint Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine / Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates / Brigham and Women’s Hospital internal medicine program. Prior to residency he received Highest Honors in engineering and computer science at Harvard and completed his MD at Johns Hopkins, where he served as the President of the Medical Student Senate. While in medical school, he founded and served as CEO of Symcat, a venture-backed, award-winning company that builds software leveraging data-driven algorithms and mobile technologies to improve triage of patients with undifferentiated symptoms.
Since then, he has led a number of clinical informatics initiatives including developing a patient risk stratification algorithm that outperforms DxCG, a text message appointment reminder system reducing patient no shows by 20%, and several physician support tools. He writes and has been an invited speaker on topics of consumer engagement and big data and continues to cultivate his interest in using technology to support the triple aim in healthcare.