Ronald Dixon, M.D., M.A, is the Creator and Director of the Virtual Practice Project at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He is the Director of CIMIT’s (Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology) Value Based Healthcare Delivery Program, and the Associate Medical Director of MGH Beacon Hill. Dr. Dixon completed his undergraduate work at McGill University, graduate work clinical neuropsychology at University of Buffalo, and medical training at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed residency training at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, and an administrative fellowship with the Massachusetts General Hospital Physicians Organization (MGPO).
Dr. Dixon’s interests are in alternative methods of health care delivery, specifically relating to technology adoption. He is the Principal Investigator on a number of research efforts, notably a joint effort with biomedical engineering to develop a kiosk based system for automating certain aspects of the care delivery process, and work involving clinical technology adoption.
Most recently Dr. Dixon has appeared on BigThink where you can see more of his interviews