Committee on Enterprise Information and Analytics (EIA)


The specific charge of the EIA Committee is to:

  • Advise and provide an oversight for developing a vision and an overall 3-5 year data strategy;
  • Develop, implement, and maintain University-wide data management (and sharing) policies, standards, and operating procedures related to access and use of University enterprise data assets (includes both decentralized and centralized data sources);
  • Support development of a comprehensive inventory of data assets and databases including data dictionaries;
  • Support adoption of consistent data definitions and classifications according to data management standards and guidelines;
  • Foster and cultivate an environment and initiatives to increase data literacy and data-informed decision making at UCSF through education and training;
  • Advise ITG on University-wide data management plans including sourcing, distribution and maintenance of institutional data;
  • Advise ITG on University-wide data management policies and practices for decision-making including data warehousing, data governance, business intelligence, master data and metadata management;
  • Identify change management issues (e.g., cultural barriers, resource constraints) and recommend to ITG requisite new technologies, education, training and/or recruitment of data analysts, programmers, etc. to support UCSF needs for business intelligence and data analytics;
  • Support compliance with requirements related to laws and regulations that have implications for data management;
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities for data integration between University data sets;
  • Advocate for the adoption of, and communicate the availability of, business intelligence and data analytics tools and training;
  • Review, and revise recommendations from Data and Analytics Councils to align the enterprise-wide data needs within an enterprise data and analytics strategy and roadmap;
  • Review and annually report on the performance of the overall EIA initiatives to the ITG;
  • Review and provide recommendations on and advocate for funding of enterprise-level data and analytic related proposals across all UCSF missions.;
  • Serve as the project sponsor and steering committee for the Data Sharing Task Force (DSTF) Project Team responsible for implementation of the DSTF report recommendations; and
  • Serve as the University Tiger Team to evaluate the risk of external data sharing collaborations and guide the development and dissemination of educational material for faculty, staff, and trainees.

Membership List

Current Appointee Unit Represented
Jennifer Grandis, Chair

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, School of Medicine and Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical & Translational Research

Joe Bengfort Chief Information Officer, Information Technology
Mary Beth Baker Strategic Advisor, IT Governance
John Ellis Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller and Finance Data and Analytics Council Chair
vacant Research Data and Analytics Council Chair
Sam Pak Education Data and Analytics Council Chair
Russ Cucina Vice President & Chief Health Information Officer and Clinical Data and Analytics Council Chair
vacant Senior Vice President & CFO, UCSF Health
Tom Poon Chief Privacy Officer, UCSF Health
Chris Shaffer University Librarian
David Dobbs Executive Director of Data & Analytics, UCSF Information Technology
Kamal Ghotra Data Governance Lead, UCSF Information Technology
Amar Nagaram Chengal School of Dentistry
Maye Chrisman School of Medicine
David Rein School of Nursing
vacant School of Pharmacy
Atul Butte Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Director, Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute
Mike Blum Associate Vice Chancellor for Informatics and Chief Digital Transformation Officer, UCSF Health
Ralph Gonzales Associate Dean for Clinical Innovation, School of Medicine and Chief Innovation Officer, UCSF Health
Julia Adler-Milstein Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Director, Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research
vacant Academic Senate