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F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and Public Health (Chronic Disease Epidemiology); Director, Clinical and Translational Research Accelerator (CTRA); Course Director, Interpretation of the Medical Literature; Co Director, Human Genetics and Clinical Research Core

Appointments

Biography

Dr. Wilson grew up in Connecticut, before attending Harvard College where he graduated with honors in biochemistry. He then attended medical school at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, before completing his internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2012, he received a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology, which has informed his research ever since. At Yale since 2014, his goal is using patient-level data and advanced analytics to personalize medicine to each individual patient. He is the creator of the popular online course "Understanding Medical Research: Your Facebook Friend Is Wrong" on the Coursera platform.

Education & Training

  • MSCE
    University of Pennsylvania, Clinical Epidemiology (2012)
  • Fellow
    University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  • Resident
    University of Pennsylvania (2009)
  • MD
    Columbia University Coll of Physicians & Surgeons (2006)
  • BA
    Harvard College, Biochemistry (2001)

Activities

  • Sustainability of the Intervention: what if it only works a little or for a little while?
    Cleveland, OH, United States 2023
    Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Panel Discusson: Triumphing Over Obstacles: Our Journey Through the Digital Health Evidence Generation for a SaMD Product
    Boston, MA, United States 2023
    6th Annual DTx East 2023 Conference
  • Clinical Decision Support for AKI: What to do When
    San Diego, CA, United States 2023
    The 28th International Conference on Advances in Critical Care Nephrology y
  • How to Think About Machine Learning Studies
    San Diego, CA, United States 2023
    The 28th International Conference on Advances in Critical Care Nephrologyy
  • Machine Learning Methods to Personalize Nephrology Interventions
    London, England, United Kingdom 2023
    Data Sciences and the Kidney
  • Best of AKI Literature
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Automated, Medication-Targeted Alerts on AKI Outcomes: A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial
    Orlando, FL, United States 2022
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Considerations in Automated Alerting for Acute Kidney Injury
    Seoul, Seoul, South Korea 2022
    Laboratory Medicine Congress & Exhibition & KSLM 63rd Annual Meeting
  • Machine Learning and Kidney Diseases
    Washington, DC, United States 2019
    ASN - Advances in Research Conference
  • Cool, But Now What? Towards Truly Interventional Data Science
    Durham, NC, United States 2019
    Nephrology Grand Rounds
  • Improving AKI Care Through Data Science and Digital Health Interventions
    London, England, United Kingdom 2019
    AKI Frontiers
  • Pulling back the curtain on medical studies
    Phoenix, AZ, United States 2018
    Association of Healthcare Journalists Annual Meeting
  • Best Practice Alerts to Improve Outcomes in Acute Kidney Injury: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
    Verona, WI, United States 2018
    Epic Experts Group Annual Meeting
  • Using Big Data to Target Specific Treatments to Individual Patients
    San Diego, CA, United States 2018
    23rd International Conference on Advances in Critical Care Nephrology
  • Pragmatic and Embedded EHR Trials
    London, England, United Kingdom 2018
    Electronic Health Record Research Symposium
  • Impact of AKI and Source of Serum Creatinine Measurements on Subsequent Kidney Function Decline
    San Diego, CA, United States 2017
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Prevalence and Variation of Best Practices in AKI: A Multi-Center Study
    San Diego, CA, United States 2017
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Derivation and Validation of an Uplift Model to Personalize Blood Pressure Treatment Strategy
    San Diego, CA, United States 2017
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Uplift Modeling: An Approach to Predict Individualized Treatment Effect
    New York, NY, United States 2017
    Renal Grand Rounds
  • Quality Improvement in the Care of Patients with AKI: Alerts, Notifications and Bundles
    Orlando, FL, United States 2017
    Spring Clinical Meetings
  • Development and Validation of a Model to Improve Targeting of Electronic Alerts for Acute Kidney Injury
    Chicago, IL, United States 2016
    Kidney Week Conferenc
  • Early Detection of Acute Kidney Injury: Does it Matter?
    Chicago, IL, United States 2016
    American Socieity of Nephrology (ASN)
  • Machine-Learning for Medicine
    Palm Springs, CA, United States 2016
    American Institute of Oral Biology
  • A Skeptic's Take on the P-Value
    Palm Springs, CA, United States 2016
    American Institute of Oral Biology
  • Strength Training Intervention in Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: A 20-Week Pilot Study
    San Diego, CA, United States 2015
    Kidney Week Conference
  • False Positive Rate of Acute Kidney Injury Using Consensus Creatinine-Based Criteria
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2014
    Kidney Week Conference
  • The Effects of Renal Consults on Mortality in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2014
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Elevated Baseline Plasma Lipoprotein(a) Levels are Associated with Decline in Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Over Time
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2014
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Association Between Muscle Mass Estimates, Strength, and Physical Performance Among Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2014
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Associations with Creatinine Generation Rate in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2013
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Association of Creatinine Generation Rate with Death and End-Stage Kidney Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2013
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Sunday Dialysis Initiation: the Impact in Severe Acute Kidney Injury
    San Diego, CA, United States 2012
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Predictors of Dialysis and Death in Hospitalized Patients with Severe Acute Kidney Injury
    San Diego, CA, United States 2012
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Dialysis at a Higher Creatinine is Protective in Acute Kidney Injury
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2012
    Young Investigators Forum
  • Creatinine Generation is Reduced in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Predicts In-Hospital Mortality
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2011
    Young Investigators Forum
  • Cefepime Clearance and Creatinine Generation During High Blood and Dialysate Flow Continuous Venovenous Hemodialysis
    Denver, CO, United States 2010
    Kidney Week Conference
  • Vancomycin Levels Are Frequently Subtherapeutic During Continuous Venovenous Hemodialysis
    Orlando, FL, United States 2010
    Annual Meeting

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Maurice F. Attie Junior Resident Teaching AwardUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System2008
Charles F. Hamilton Award for Excellence in Pulmonary MedicineColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons2006
Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor SocietyColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons2006
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor SocietyColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons2006
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine AwardColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons2006
Robert F. Loeb Award for Excellence in MedicineColumbia College of Physicians and Surgeons2006

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American Society of NephrologyKidney Week Advances in Research Conference on Systems Biology and Machine Learning2019
Yale Physician Associate Master Thesis CommitteeThesis Reviewer for PA master Thesis to provide redacted feedback and evaluation of capstone requirements for graduation.2018
MedscapeWeekly column, "Impact Factor", discussing a new medical study of relevance to the broader community. Daily podcast "Medscape Medical Minute" discussing the findings of three new medical studies.2018 - Present
Yale Physician Associate Program Thesis Readers' Committee for Class of 2017Reviewer2017
World Trade Center Research Review Group, DCD/NIOSHMember2016
Seminars in DialysisEditor2013
JAMA, CJASN, FASN, American Journal of Nephrology, Journal of Critical Care, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, PLOS One, Annals of Internal Medicine, The Lancet, Journal of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, Journal of the American Medical Informatics, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet.Reviewer2012 - Present

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