Ronald Dixon, MD, MA, 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 in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Buffalo, and medical training at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed residency training at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a two-year administrative fellowship with the Massachusetts General Hospital Physicians Organization (MGPO), and now serves as a project director for the MGPO.
Dr. Dixon’s interests are in alternative methods of health care delivery, specifically relating to general internal medicine. He is the prinicipal 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. Dr. Dixon’s clinical interests are disease prevention, chronic disease management, clinical information technology, and care of patients with malignancies.