Robert Bart received his medical degree from the University of Hawaii. He then went to Duke University for training in pediatrics and critical care. Robert formally started working in healthcare IT while on the faculty at USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. From there, in 2007, Robert moved on to a role as a chief medical officer at Cerner Corporation. In 2012, he became the first CMIO for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. In the summer of 2017, Robert moved to Pittsburgh to become the CMIO of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.