Dr. Hong studied economics and medicine at the University of Michigan, completed internal medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and finished a fellowship in general internal medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Population Medicine. His main research interest is in understanding how patients and clinicians interact within the health care system; specifically including care delivery innovation, improving the value and quality of care, and evaluating health policy.


Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School (2012)
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (2015), Internal Medicine
Graduate School
Harvard School of Public Health (2017)
Other Post Graduate Training
Harvard School of Public Health (2017)
Research Fellowship
Harvard Medical School (2017), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Care Delivery Innovation and Evaluation
  • Clinical Value of Care
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Quality Measurement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Characteristics of Emergency Department Visits and Select Predictors of Hospitalization for Adults With Newly Diagnosed Cancer in a Safety-Net Health System.
Hong AS, Sadeghi N, Harvey V, Lee SC, Halm EA, J Oncol Pract 2019 Apr JOP1800614
Small Decline In Low-Value Back Imaging Associated With The 'Choosing Wisely' Campaign, 2012-14.
Hong AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Wharam JF Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 Apr 36 4 671-679
Depressive symptoms among patients receiving varenicline and bupropion for smoking cessation.
Hong AS, Elrashidi MY, Schroeder DR, Ebbert JO J Subst Abuse Treat 2015 May 52 78-81
Health policy update: making sense of accountable care organizations.
Hong AS, Dimick JB Arch Surg 2012 Apr 147 4 305-7

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholar Award
    Southwestern Health Resources (2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Academy Health (2015)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2015)