Kabir Yadav, MDCM, MS, MSHS, FACEP, is the Vice Chair for Research & Academic Affairs and Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He completed emergency medicine residency at Kings County Hospital Center/ SUNY Downstate Medical Center, followed by a clinical research fellowship at Jacobi Medical Center with a Masters in Clinical Research Methods. After completing a NIH KL2 Career Development Award and a Masters in Translational Science at GW, he became one of the first board-certified clinical informaticists in the country. He is core faculty at the UCLA CTSI for both the Community Engaged Research Program, and Biomedical Informatics. He has been funded through NIH, CDC, PCORI, and foundations to leverage technology and implementation science to perform collaborative health services research focused on improving patient and provider decision making, and partners with community to do mutually meaningful research with an emphasis on patient-benefit clinical trials and social determinants of health.