Speaker Profile

M.D., Assistant Professor and Medical Director of Radiation Oncology Informatics, UCSF

Julian Hong is a radiation oncologist and informaticist. He specializes in the treatment of genitourinary malignancies such as prostate cancer. His research program focuses on the development and implementation of computational tools to provide personalized, precision cancer care for patients. His group combines clinical domain knowledge with computational expertise to generate insights from real world data, develop actionable artificial intelligence-based tools, and evaluate the benefit of these advances in patient care. He led one of the first randomized controlled studies of machine learning, successfully implementing machine learning-directed clinical evaluations to reduce emergency visits and hospitalizations during cancer radiotherapy. Dr. Hong’s research has been published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology and JAMA Oncology. He has received awards including the Radiation Oncology Institute Publication Award, Bio-IT World Innovative Practices Award, and Symposium on Artificial Intelligence for Learning Health Systems New England Journal of Medicine Travel Award.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley