Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Michael L Miller, MD

Michael L Miller, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology)

Focus of Work

Bio

My research and clinical interests focus on children with arthritis, and the use of informatics to improve quality and research projects, by coordinating flow of data from diverse sources, including the electronic medical record. My research is in health related quality of life of children with arthritis. I am Clinical Practice Director for the Division of Rheumatology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Administratively, I am Director of Research Informatics at Lurie Chi...[Read full text]My research and clinical interests focus on children with arthritis, and the use of informatics to improve quality and research projects, by coordinating flow of data from diverse sources, including the electronic medical record. My research is in health related quality of life of children with arthritis. I am Clinical Practice Director for the Division of Rheumatology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Administratively, I am Director of Research Informatics at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. I participate in leadership teams, contributing to strategic planning for support of research through data extraction services. Operationally, I am a manager of data analysts, who provide these services. I am also chairman of the medical records committee (called Health Information Management Committee), which oversees all changes to the EMR, including incorporating extractable data elements for clinical care, hospital operations, quality improvement, and research.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Mu research is in health related quality of life of children with arthritis. I am a mentor, in the area of research informatics, to some fellows and junior faculty.

Clinical Focus

I am a board certified pediatric rheumatologist, providing care to children with possible and diagnosed rheumatic diseases.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1974)
  • Residency: Michael Reese Hospital, Pediatrics (1978)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Immunology (1981)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-6270

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 50
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611