A. Zachary Hettinger, MD, MS, FAMIA

Primary Position:

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Academic Position:

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Additional Positions:


Additional Information

Director of Cognitive Informatics, National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, MedStar Health Research Institute.

Dr. Hettinger is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Georgetown University of School of Medicine and director of cognitive informatics at the MedStar National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. He is board certified in emergency medicine and clinical informatics with funding from the NIH, ONC and AHRQ for research in health IT systems and EHR usability to reduce hazards in healthcare.


Human Factors Engineering, Health IT Usability and Safety, Health IT Surveillance, COVID-19 Impacts, Opioid Safety

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