Dr. John B. Wong is Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Chief of the Division of Clinical Decision Making, Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research for the Tufts Clinical Translational Institute, and a Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine.
A Master of the American College of Physicians, a Past President of the Society for Medical Decision Making, and an Associate Statistical Editor for the Annals of Internal Medicine, he has been a member of guideline committees for the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Infectious Diseases Society of America, European League Against Rheumatism, and the US Preventive Services Task Force and a consultant to the World Health Organization, National Academy of Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American College of Cardiology, and American Heart Association. He currently also serves as a member on the Committee on Publications of the Massachusetts Medical Society (which owns and publishes the New England Journal of Medicine). Dr. Wong was named to the Association of American Physicians (AAP) in 2023.
His research focuses on the application of decision analysis to medical decision making to help patients, clinicians, and policymakers choose among alternative tests, treatments or policies, thereby promoting rational evidence-based efficient and effective patient-centered care that reflects individualized risk assessment and patient preferences. His mentorship has helped medical residents pursue research presented at national meetings, published in medical journals and obtain research funding and subspecialty fellowships.