Christopher Corbit, MD, FACEP

Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Portrait of Christopher Corbit
  • Medical School:
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Residency:
    Akron General Medical Center

Christopher Corbit, MD, FACEP, is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer.

In January 2014, Dr. Corbit received his Clinical Informatics Certification. He was among 400 physicians nationwide to pass the first ever Board Certification exam in Clinical Informatics, which was administered by the American Board of Preventative Medicine in October 2013. It is the first new medical specialty to be established in more than 20 years.

Dr. Corbit earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. In 2002, he completed his emergency medicine residency at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Corbit moved to Omaha, Nebraska where he worked at Methodist Hospital as a staff physician. In 2005, he was a Fellow for the National Library of Medicine, Medical Informatics Course in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. He moved back to Akron, Ohio, and worked at Akron General Medical Center where he served as the Director of Medical Informatics for the Department of Emergency Medicine and as the Medical Director for the Akron General North and West Emergency Departments. Dr. Corbit finished his Masters in Medical Informatics at Oregon Health & Science University. In his new position he will work closely with USACS's CIO David Peppard, the entire IT department, physicians and hospital IT departments.

Dr. Corbit is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.