Dr. Ty Vachon
Dr. Vachon brings applied clinical machine learning experience and informatics expertise to Vetology. He was commissioned as a Naval Officer in 2002 and after he earned his MD at the Uniformed Services University, he completed his internship and radiology residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. During his 16 year Navy career he achieved nationwide accolades in informatics and patient safety. His academic and scientific background includes multiple peer reviewed publications in orthopedics and radiology. It was a natural progression to explore machine learning and Dr. Vachon spent years of self education learning about algorithm development, testing, validation as well as essential data science skills and data curation. After leaving active duty in 2018, he now advises several small and large startups as well as established leaders in the field of clinical medicine, machine learning, informatics and process improvement. He has been recognized by the American Medical Association Physician Innovation Network as a leader and he has served as an expert panelist on artificial intelligence in medicine. His most recent print publication “A Radiologist’s Introduction to AI and Machine Learning’ has been delivered to over 1000 practicing radiologists with the goal of educating his peers and advancing our field, one person at a time.