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Researcher | Research Overview

Dr. Hudgins has several research interests, but primarily related to using large databases to explore variation in care, particularly within emergency care. He has examined the integration of evidence into clinical practice, specifically around emergency care in both pediatric and adult populations. Dr. Hudgins has also evaluated conflicts of interest in research publications and their impact on review recommendations. He is currently evaluating differences in the drug approval process between adult and pediatric drugs.


Researcher | Research Background

Joel Hudgins is a Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is a member of the Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University and attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his pediatrics residency at the University of Colorado and then fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.

Selected Publications

  1. Dunn AG, Arachi D, Hudgins J, Tsafnat G, Coiera E, Bourgeois FT. Financial conflicts of interest and conclusions about neuraminidase inhibitors for influenza: an analysis of systematic reviews. Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(7):513-518.
  2. Hudgins JD, Fine AM, Bourgeois FT. Effect of Randomized Clinical Trial Findings on Emergency Management. Acad Emerg Med. 2015.

Researcher | Publications