Julian Goldman, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Instructor in Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Assistant In Anesthesia
Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Director, Biomedical Engineering
Mass General Brigham
MD SUNY at New York City (Downstate) 1985
biomedical technology; closed-loop control; cybersecurity; equipment safety; interoperability; monitoring physiologic; pulse oximetry; regulatory science; technology assessment biomedical


  • Medical device interoperability to build smarter and safer clinical environments
  • Development of medical device safety and performance standards
  • Development of apps and platforms for Smart and Autonomous Medical Systems.

My research group, the Medical Device Plug-and-Play (MD PnP) Interoperability & Cybersecurity Program founded in 2004, is advancing medical device interoperability and creating an ecosystem of apps, senors, actuators, and platforms to enable the development of real-time medical apps for diagnosis, treatment, research, safety and quality improvements, equipment management, and adverse event detection and reporting. Our team is developinng sharable software tools and applications that enables a community of researchers and manufacturers to implement medical device interoperability with a focus on improving patient safety.

The MD PnP lab in Cambridge provides a "virtual hospital" setting with patient simulators and advanced networking infratructure to develop and prototype solutions prior to clinical deployment.

We work closely with the FDA (through a Research Collaboration Agreement), DoD, manufacturers, and other groups to align clinical, research, business, policy, and regulatory needs. In addition our team is involved with the development of international standards for anesthesia and respiratory care equipment, interoperability, cybersecurity, and closed-loop control.

These synergistic activities provide diverse opportunities for residents and fellows to contribute to creating healthcare environments of the future. 


Medical Device "Plug and Play" Interoperability Program Publications
Medical Device "Plug-and-Play" Interoperability Program

65 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139