Josh Herigon

Combined pediatric infectious diseases & clinical informatics fellow at Boston Children's

Interested in the intersection of medicine and technology

Josh is currently a combined fellow in pediatric infectious diseases and clinical informatics at Boston Children’s Hospital. As part of his informatics training, he’s also pursuing a Master of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in General Pediatrics and completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in May 2014. Prior to entering medical school, he spent 3 years conducting health services research in pediatrics, infectious diseases, and geriatrics. He is a graduate of Boston University’s School of Public Health where he studied epidemiology and refugee health.

Josh’s primary research interests are in leveraging medical information technologies to improve antibiotic prescribing practices and ultimately reduce the growth of antibiotic resistance.

Josh is also the creator of mediio, a site dedicated to discussing the intersection of medicine, technology, clinical informatics, social media, and design.

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