Paul Porter, MD, MBA

Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Specialties: Board certified Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

Institution: Rhode Island Hospital/The Miriam Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital, Professor Health Care Operations Uniform School of Health Services (Walter Reed National Medical Center), Board of Directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island, Medical Director CVS Minute Clinics State of Rhode Island

Summary: Dr Porter is a national leader in Emergency Medicine, Digital Health and health care management, he is the director of Special Projects & Telemedicine for Brown University Emergency Medicine. He was the first physician in the country to develop Google Glass for IRB approved direct patient care. He has served as the Commanding Officer of an Emergency Department in Iraq where he began using telemedicine to manage complicated patients without having to transport them. He holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He was formerly an Engagement Manager for McKinsey & Company. He is currently a Director for Blue Cross & Blue Shield State of Rhode Island. and collaborating physician for CVS minute clinic RI.

Areas of Focus: Special Projects, Health System Management

Honors & Awards: Resident of Year State of New Jersey American College of Emergency Physicians, Chief Resident, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, Penn Medical Scholar, Flight Surgeon, Expert Field Medical Badge, & Air Assault Qualifications, South African Expert Rifleman’s Badge

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine/ MBA Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Residency/Fellowship: Internal Medicine Dartmouth Hitchcock, Emergency Medicine Residency, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ