Jax Code Academy

Founder

Founder / CEO

Stephen Fitzmeyer, MD

  Jax Code Academy was founded by Dr. Stephen Fitzmeyer, a Physician Informaticist and career expert in web development. He currently serves as the CEO of Jax Code Academy.

  Dr. Fitzmeyer is a physician trained in clinical informatics, having completed an NRSA Research Post-doc Fellowship at Boston Medical Center and an Advanced Medical Informatics Post-doc Fellowship at the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System.

  He is also a specialist in Web Development and Health IT with over 35 years of experience.  Over the course of his career, he has built hundreds of web-based applications for clients including MIT, UF Medical School, Treatment Scores, UNF, Boston College, Boston Children’s Museum, Houghton Mifflin Interactive (Curious George and The Polar Express), ZDNet, WGBH/PBS and NOVA.

Entrepreneurial and Hackathons

  • Founder, Jax Code Academy, 2018
  • Third place winner, MIT Hacking Medicine Miami Dade College, February 2016
  • First place winner, Brigham & Women’s Hospital Hackathon - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Prize, September 2014
  • First place winner MIT’s Grand Hackfest – Hospital IT Track, March 2014
  • Founder, MD Idea Lab @ UMass Boston, a digital health incubator; featured in the Boston Globe Newspaper, 2013[ Go to Article at Boston Globe]

Education

  • Postdoc: VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Medical Informatics, Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System
  • Postdoc: Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellow, Boston Medical Center
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), St. Christopher's College of Medicine