Srinath Adusumalli, MD, MSc, FACC serves as a clinical innovation manager at the Acceleration Lab and the Nudge Unit. He is also an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, a general cardiologist, echocardiographer, and assistant cardiovascular disease fellowship program director at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Adusumalli’s work explores the utilization of health information technology to evaluate and accelerate the adoption of evidence-based health care in a manner that is safe for patients and easy for clinicians. Since joining the team, he has worked on several projects including developing an opt-out default pathway for cardiac rehabilitation referral, deploying active choice interventions directed at statin prescription within the electronic health record, and designing ways for clinicians to refer advanced heart failure patients to home care programs easily.
Dr. Adusumalli received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia where he graduated AOA. He completed his internal medicine training at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he led the program’s quality and safety efforts. He then completed his cardiovascular disease fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 during which time he served as chief fellow. Simultaneously, Srinath earned a master’s degree in health policy from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on health care improvement, patient safety, and clinical informatics. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and echocardiography.