Biography

Mujeeb Basit, M.D., M.M.Sc., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in cardiology with a focus on risk optimization. 

Dr. Basit earned his medical degree and completed a residency in internal medicine at The George Washington University. He received advanced training in cardiology through a fellowship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and in clinical informatics through a fellowship at Harvard University. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016. 

Dr. Basit is the Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer for UT Southwestern Health System. He serves on several UT Southwestern committees, including the Hospital EMR Workgroup, the Hospital Police Committee, and the Enterprise Data Warehouse Committee. He’s a member of the American Medical Informatics Association and the American Computing Machinery. 

Dr. Basit’s research focuses on machine learning for advanced clinical decision support, automated anomaly detection of clinical decision support failures, and double-blind clinical trials of digital health systems. He has delivered numerous presentations, contributed to the book Global Health Informatics: Principles of EHealth and MHealth to Improve Quality of Care, and published multiple academic articles. 

Personal Note

Dr. Basit’s interests outside of medicine include his family, cooking, travel, and photography.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - St. Elizabeth's Medical Center (2011-2014), Cardiology
  • Residency - George Washington University (2009-2011), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - George Washington University (2008-2009), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - George Washington University Medical Center (2004-2008)
  • Graduate School - Harvard Medical School (2014-2016)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Medical Society (2008), Member
  • American College of Cardiology (2011), Member
  • American Medical Informatics Association (2014), Member
Honors & Awards
  • Golden Humanism Award (Outstanding Service) 2008, George Washington School of Medicine
Books & Publications
Research
  • Usability Design for Electronic Health Record Systems
  • Precision Medicine and Genetic Data in EHRs
  • Clinical Decision Support Evaluation and Optimization

Clinical Focus

  • General Cardiology

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