Marc Triola, MD, FACP

28Marc Triola, MD, FACP is the Associate Dean for Educational Informatics at NYU School of Medicine, the founding director of the NYU Langone Medical Center Institute for Innovations in Medical Education (IIME), and an Associate Professor of Medicine.  Dr. Triola’s research experience and expertise focuses on the disruptive effects of the present revolution in education, driven by technological advances, big data, and learning analytics.  Dr. Triola has worked to create a ‘learning ecosystem’ that includes inter-connected computer-based e-learning tools and new ways to effectively integrate growing amounts of electronic data in educational research.  He has also extensively studied the use of Virtual Patients, and the assessment of change in knowledge and attitudes resulting from computer-assisted instruction.  Dr. Triola and IIME have been funded by the NIH, the IAIMS program, the NSF Advanced Learning Technologies Program, the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the AMA ‘Accelerating Change’ program. He chairs numerous committees at the state and national level focused on the future of health professions educational technology development and research.  He recently gave a ‘TED Talk’ at TEDMED 2012 and published his first textbook, “Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences”.