Medical School

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine , 2008 , Chicago , IL


  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2009 , Boston , MA


  • Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP) , 2011 , Boston , MA


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.


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics


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  1. Parsons CR, Hron JD, Bourgeois FC. Preserving privacy for pediatric patients and families: use of confidential note types in pediatric ambulatory care. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 Nov 01; 27(11):1705-1710. View abstract
  2. Uptegraft CC, Barnes MG, Alford KD, McLaughlin CM, Hron JD. Digitizing U.S. Air Force Medical Standards for the Creation and Validation of a Readiness Decision Support System. Mil Med. 2020 08 14; 185(7-8):e1016-e1023. View abstract
  3. Hron JD, Parsons CR, Williams LA, Harper MB, Bourgeois FC. Rapid Implementation of an Inpatient Telehealth Program during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Appl Clin Inform. 2020 May; 11(3):452-459. View abstract
  4. Palma JP, Hron JD, Luberti AA. Early experiences with combined fellowship training in clinical informatics. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 05 01; 27(5):788-792. View abstract
  5. Hron JD, Lourie E. Have you got the time? Challenges using vendor electronic health record metrics of provider efficiency. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 04 01; 27(4):644-646. View abstract
  6. Yarahuan JW, Billet A, Hron JD. A Quality Improvement Initiative to Decrease Platelet Ordering Errors and a Proposed Model for Evaluating Clinical Decision Support Effectiveness. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 05; 10(3):505-512. View abstract
  7. Bell DS, Baldwin K, Bell EJ, Lehmann CU, Webber EC, Mohan V, Leu MG, Hofmann JM, Kaelber DC, Landman AB, Hron J, Silverman HD, Levy B, Elkin PL, Poon E, Luberti AA, Finnell JT, Safran C, Palma JP, Forman BH, Kileen J, Arvin D, Pfeffer M. Characteristics of the National Applicant Pool for Clinical Informatics Fellowships (2016-2017). AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2018; 2018:225-231. View abstract
  8. Levin JC, Hron J. Automated Reporting of Trainee Metrics Using Electronic Clinical Systems. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Jun; 9(3):361-365. View abstract
  9. 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. View abstract
  10. 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. View abstract
  11. Hron JD, Peng SL. Type I IFN protects against murine lupus. J Immunol. 2004 Aug 01; 173(3):2134-42. View abstract
  12. 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. View abstract
  13. 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. View abstract