Jonathan Hron

Jonathan Hron, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist; Clinical Informatics Lead for Communication & Education; Program Director, Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Medical Services


    • Pediatrics
    • Clinical Informatics


    • Medicine
    • General Pediatrics


    • Children's Hospital Inpatient Service (CHIPS)

    Experience and Education


    Medical School

    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2004-2008

    Chicago, IL


    Boston Combined Residency Program, 2008-2009

    Boston, MA


    Boston Combined Residency Program, 2009-2011

    Boston, MA


    • American Board of Preventative Medicine, Clinical Informatics

    • American Board of Pediatrics

    Professional History

    Dr. Hron attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical School. He continued on as a Chief Resident at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he began practicing Clinical Informatics. In 2015 he developed the Boston Children’s Hospital Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, one of the first ACGME approved pediatric Clinical Informatics training programs in the country.


    The focus of Dr. Hron’s work is on the application of technology to improve the delivery of healthcare, both for patients and for clinicians. He is especially interested in how the electronic health record can be leveraged to improve medication management, clinical documentation and clinician handoffs.


    Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
    1. Levin JC, Hron J. Automated Reporting of Trainee Metrics Using Electronic Clinical Systems. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Jun; 9(3):361-365.
    2. Hron JD, Manzi S, Dionne R, Chiang VW, Brostoff M, Altavilla SA, Patterson AL, Harper MB. Electronic medication reconciliation and medication errors. Int J Qual Health Care. 2015 Aug; 27(4):314-9.
    3. Meadow W, Lagatta J, Andrews B, Caldarelli L, Keiser A, Laporte J, Plesha-Troyke S, Subramanian M, Wong S, Hron J, Golchin N, Schreiber M. Just, in time: ethical implications of serial predictions of death and morbidity for ventilated premature infants. Pediatrics. 2008 Apr; 121(4):732-40.
    4. Hron JD, Peng SL. Type I IFN protects against murine lupus. J Immunol. 2004 Aug 01; 173(3):2134-42.
    5. Lin L, Hron JD, Peng SL. Regulation of NF-kappaB, Th activation, and autoinflammation by the forkhead transcription factor Foxo3a. Immunity. 2004 Aug; 21(2):203-13.
    6. Hron JD, Caplan L, Gerth AJ, Schwartzberg PL, Peng SL. SH2D1A regulates T-dependent humoral autoimmunity. J Exp Med. 2004 Jul 19; 200(2):261-6.


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