Robert Turer, M.D.

Robert Turer, M.D.

  • Emergency Medicine


Robert Turer, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Turer earned his medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Michigan, where he served as a chief resident, and then returned to Vanderbilt for advanced fellowship training in clinical informatics.

In addition, he holds a Master of Science in applied clinical informatics from Vanderbilt and a Master of Science in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan.

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Turer is a member of the UT Southwestern Clinical Informatics Center and focuses on the integration of user-centered design and risk-communication principles into clinical decision support and real-time predictive modeling.

His research focuses on clinical informatics, risk communication in predictive analytics, and data-driven, user-centered design. He has delivered numerous lectures and presentations and published several academic articles.

Personal Note

Dr. Turer’s interests outside of medicine include rock and jazz guitar, cooking, barbecuing, and baking.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2019-2021), Clinical Informatics
  • Chief Resident - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers (2018-2019), Emergency Medicine
  • Residency - University of Michigan Medical Center (2015-2019), Emergency Medicine
  • Medical School - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2011-2015)
Honors & Awards
  • Student Citizenship and Service Award 2020-2021
  • SAEM SimWars National Championship Team 2019, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Scholarship and Mini-Fellowship in Wellness Leadership 2018, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
Books & Publications
  • Clinical informatics
  • Risk communication in predictive analytics
  • Data-driven, user-centered design