Joel Klein is the Senior Vice President / Chief Information Officer at University of Maryland Medical System with responsibility for system-level IT initiatives including Epic, applications, infrastructure, security and informatics. Dr. Klein formerly served as President of the Emergency Medicine practice and as Medical Director of Informatics at UM BWMC, starting in 2011. Dr. Klein joined the UMMS leadership team in 2014 as head of IT Product Development and was named Vice President of Information Technology and Associate Chief Information Officer in 2017. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins, an MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and a B.A. from Yale University.