Douglas A. Gentile, MD, MBA, is Chief Medical Officer at Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. He did his undergraduate training at Duke University and received his MD from the Medical College of Wisconsin. Following residency training at the University of Rochester, he joined the faculty at Vanderbilt University in Emergency Medicine. In 1991, he was awarded a Hartford Foundation Fellowship to study health policy, and received a master’s degree in business administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. After business school, Gentile joined the Decision Support Group, where he led strategic and business planning. In 1996, he and several partners founded The Crucible Group, a venture capital group focused on early stage healthcare companies, where he developed the business plans for Sharepoint and IPC, the Hospitalist Company, Inc.
After moving to Burlington, Vermont, Gentile joined IDX Systems Corporation as part of ChannelHealth, which was later acquired by Allscripts. At Allscripts, he serves as Chief Medical Officer. In this capacity, he directs clinical product strategy. He is a member of AMIA and, HIMSS.
Gentile continues to practice Emergency Medicine part time at Fletcher Allen, the main teaching hospital of the University of Vermont College of Medicine.