Gabriel Brat is a trauma surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and instructor in biomedical informatics at Harvard Medical School. As the director of the Surgical Informatics Lab, Dr. Brat has a broad research focus on informatics tools to improve surgical outcomes. His interests include clinical decision support to optimize surgical opioid prescribing as well as leveraging large-scale database and machine learning models to inform surgical planning and improve outcomes. As the co-founder of a successful venture-backed machine learning and computer vision company, he now teaches health IT innovation courses at the medical school and mentors several digital health startups. Gabriel has an undergraduate degree in bioengineering and a graduate degree in public health and biostatistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He completed his medical training at Stanford University and his surgical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital.