Vimal Kirti Mishra, M.D., MMCi for UC Davis Health

Vimal Kirti Mishra, M.D., MMCi

Associate Chief Medical Officer

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Internal Medicine

Hospital Medicine

Clinical Informatics

Artificial Intelligence


Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

UC Davis Medical Center

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

Hello, I'm Dr. Mishra, and it's my privilege to be part of your healthcare journey. My philosophy of care is rooted in the belief that modern healthcare should be accessible, patient-centered, and continuously evolving to meet the unique needs of each individual. With a focus on innovation, compassion, experience, and excellence, all grounded in an evidence-based approach, my team and I strive to provide care that is not only effective and efficient but also personalized, empathetic, recognizing the human story behind each medical chart. Together, we will navigate your health challenges using the best tools, people and knowledge available, always keeping your safety, comfort, and well-being at the forefront of everything we do. Thank you for trusting me with your care, and I encourage you to reach out to me or my team with your suggestions to make healthcare better.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Mishra is an acute care physician and a physician executive with expertise in internal medicine, business management, clinical informatics, and AI, driving significant healthcare innovations and transformations across clinical and operational domains. He leads with a strategic focus on improving access, quality, capacity, equity, and affordability, effectively managing cross-functional teams and forging strategic partnerships that enhance care delivery models and achieve excellent outcomes. His strategic approach incorporates rigorous quality management and advanced technology and data analytics to develop pioneering care models, which seamlessly integrate acute care, ambulatory care with comprehensive Care at Home and Post Acute Care programs, as well as alternative care and value-based models. This approach is underscored by a solid educational background from Duke Fuqua School of Business and dual board certification, along with a track record of influential publications and leadership in healthcare delivery.

Research/Academic Interests

As a clinician, researcher, and scholar deeply engaged in the nexus of medicine, business management, and clinical informatics, I am dedicated to enhancing health and healthcare delivery by integrating innovative digital health technologies and artificial intelligence into clinical practice. My research primarily revolves around designing, implementing, and evaluating technology-driven clinical programs that address real-world healthcare challenges. I have led significant, impactful, and innovative clinical transformation programs at institutions such as Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of California, Davis all aimed at transforming healthcare delivery and improving community health outcomes on a large scale. I have authored influential publications with the AMA, such as "Return on Health," which provides a framework for measuring the value of digital health, "Future of Health," and "Health at Home." These publications focus on transitioning from inconvenient, costly, and inappropriate care to patient-centric, high-value care and have sparked critical discussions about digitally enabled care, its successful implementation, and the measurement of its impact.


General Medicine
Hospital Medicine

Medical School

M.D., Medicine, B J Medical College, Pune India 2006

Other School

MMCi, Business Management and Clinical Informatics, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Durham NC 2013


Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond VA 2008-2011


Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond VA 2008-2011

Top Doc 2017-2021, Hospital Medicine, Richmond Magazine, Richmond Magazine,

Excellence in Clinical Leadership, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2020, Virginia Commonwealth University,

Excellence in Research, Hospital Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019, Virginia Commonwealth University,

Excellence in Administrative Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018, Virginia Commonwealth University,

Mishra V, Lloyd S, Barron M. The State of Health at Home Models: Key Considerations and Opportunities.

Barron M, Mishra V, Lloyd S, Augestein J. The Way We Measure the Value of Virtual Care is Broken. Here is How to Fix It. Harvard Business Review.

Barron M, Mishra V, Lloyd S, Augestein J. Return on Health: Moving Beyond Dollars and Cents in Realizing the Value of Virtual Care.

Tu SP, Garcia B, Zhu X, Sewell D, Mishra V, Khalid Matin, Dow A. Patient care in complex Sociotechnological ecosystems and learning health systems. 10.1002/lrh2.10427

Mishra V, Tu SP, Heim J, Masters H, Hall L, Clark R, Dow A. Predicting the Future: Using Simulation Modeling to Forecast Patient Flow on General Medicine Units. Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Mishra V. Challenges and Facilitators for a Large Scale Implementation of Hospital at Home Interventions. J Int Soc Telemed eHealth 2023;11:eS1. DOI:

Barron M, Botts C, Fritsche L, Mishra V, Tutty M, Vargo C, Augenstein J, Levy A, Marks J. Closing the Digital Health Disconnect: A Blueprint for Optimizing Digitally Enabled Care. Future of Health.

Vargo C, Botts C, Barron M, Mishra V, Lloyd S, Lewin-Smith S, Blake K, Augenstein J, Marks J. Accelerating and Enhancing Behavioral Health Integration Through Digitally Enabled Care: Opportunities and Challenges.

Mishra V, Chouinard M, Keiser J, Wagner B, Yen MS, Banas C, Dow A. Automating Vancomycin Monitoring to Improve Patient Safety. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. DOI:

Mishra V, Harris Y, Goldwater J, Lloyd S, Tutty M. Advancing the Appropriate Use of Telehealth Within Medical Specialties. March 2024.

Dow AW, Zhu X, Sewell D, Banas CA, Mishra V, Tu SP. Teamwork on the Rocks: Rethinking Interprofessional Practice as Networking. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2017; 31(6):677-678. DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2017.1344048