Dr Anthony Chang talks about the current state of artificial intelligence (AI) during his visit to England. He reflects on IBM, the World Cup, and the biggest journals and meetings in the space today.

 

World Cup Dr Anthony Chang AI Medicine HealthcareDr Anthony Chang speaker bio:

Internationally-recognized as an expert in the field of pediatric cardiology, Dr. Chang leads pediatric heart teams all over the world. He was one of the founding members of the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society (APPCS) and will be initiating the foundation arm of the society at the bequest of the board. Dr. Chang has been voted Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association and also selected as one of America’s Top Doctors, Top Pediatricians, and Best Cardiologists by several organizations.

A world-renown leader in pediatric cardiology innovation, Dr. Chang is a member of the grant review committee for pediatric research at the National Institutes of Health. Respected in his field, he is a member the board of directors for the American Heart Association. Providing leadership in education, he has served with the faculty of UCLA School of Public Health (eMPH program) and has taught global health for UCLA’s eMPH. He also teaches pediatric cardiology to cardiology fellows and holds a volunteer faculty appointment at the UCLA School of Medicine.

A prolific author, Dr. Chang is the chief editor of the textbook Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care and the past president-elect of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (PCICS). He is the chief editor of the textbook Heart Failure in Children and Young Adults. He is an associate editor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and is on the editorial board of cardiology in the Young and Congenital Heart Today. He is a regular reviewer for Circulation, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and numerous other journals. He publishes and lectures widely on topics of pediatric cardiac intensive care, heart failure, sudden cardiac death, adult congenital heart disease, and other aspects of congenital heart disease. He has served as program director for numerous large international conferences and symposia.

With more that 20 years of experience, Dr. Chang’s responsibilities have included serving as a staff cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital with a position in the cardiac intensive care unit where he was later promoted to assistant professor at Harvard School of Medicine. He was later the medical director of the cardiac intensive care programs at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and Miami Children’s Hospital. He is also formerly the medical director of pediatric cardiac intensive care service and chief of critical care cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital and a tenured associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Chang is board certified in pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Chang attended medical school at Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency training in pediatrics at Children’’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and served his fellowship in cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Chang has a master’s degree in healthcare administration from University of Miami School of Business, from which he graduated with the McGaw Prize for academic excellence. He has a master’s degree in public health from UCLA, from which he graduated with the Dean’s Award for academic excellence. He is enrolled in the master’s in biomedical informatics (MS-BMI) program at Stanford University.

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief Intelligence and Innovation Officer, CHOC Children’s
  • Cardiology, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Education

  • Graduate Education – M.S. (Biomedical Informatics) (in progress)
    Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Graduate Education – M.P.H.
    University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California
  • Graduate Education – M.B.A (Healthcare Administration)
    University of Miami School of Business, Miami, Florida
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Pediatric Residency
    Children’s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC
  • Medical School
    Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, DC

Honors and Awards

Dean’s Outstanding Scholarship Award (graduated first in class) and Delta Omega (Public Health Honor Society)
UCLA MPH Program and School of Public Health

Outstanding Teaching Award
UCLA Pediatric Cardiology Program

Professional Organizations

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association (Executive Vice President, Miami Chapter)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (scientific consultant)
  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (president-elect)
  • American College of Physician Executives (advanced standing)
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American College of Medical Practice Management
  • American Society of Artificial Internal Organs