ABOUT THE EXPERT
Jonathan S. Hausmann,
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School Pediatric and Adult Rheumatology
Boston Children's Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Jonathan S. Hausmann, MD, is a pediatric and adult rheumatologist at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and an instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He is also a co-creator and co-director of the Autoinflammatory Diseases Center at BIDMC and the Autoinflammatory Diseases Clinic at BCH. Dr Hausmann specializes in the care of adolescents and young adults with rheumatic diseases and in the treatment of children and adults with autoinflammatory diseases.
After completing residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, and BCH, he pursued a combined pediatric and adult rheumatology fellowship at BCH and BIDMC. During his training, he also participated in the Rabkin Fellowship for Medical Education and in the Harvard Medical School Academy Medical Education Fellowship.
Dr. Hausmann’s research interests include medical informatics, wearable technology, and medical education. He has conducted research on adolescent use of health-related social media, led a crowdsourcing study called “Feverprints” that leveraged iPhones to better understand temperatures in health and disease, and studied the phenotype and experiences of patients with autoinflammatory diseases. Dr. Hausmann has also developed novel approaches to medical education, including creating a collaborative studying and learning web app that uses evidence-based principles to improve learning (AskUp.net) and an online rheumatology education portal for Latin American medical students (reumati.co).
Dr. Hausmann serves as a member of the Committee on Communications and Marketing of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Distinguished Fellow Award and the Clinician Scholar Educator Award from the ACR and the Latino/Hispanic Achievement Award and the Underrepresented in Medicine Junior Faculty Career Development Research Award from BIDMC.