Dr. Julien Martel is a general practitioner with a specialty in artificial intelligence. He obtained his Doctorate of Medicine from the Université de Montréal in 2008 and a certification in Family Medicine from The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) in 2010. In 2011, he obtained the CCFP Emergency Medicine designation, and in 2012, he completed IMSAL training at the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation.

Dr. Martel has been an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal since 2012 and has been an ER general practitioner at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) for over a decade. He has also participated on the committee of the CHUM School of Artificial Intelligence in Health (SAIH).

In addition to his interests in medical science and emergency medicine, Dr. Martel is passionate about computers and technology. He has taken courses in programming, data science, and artificial intelligence and has published numerous articles in the field. He is a co-founder of DXA and ML+ — both companies specialized in the application of artificial intelligence to healthcare — which he sold in 2018 and 2020, respectively. He has consulted for several large companies in artificial intelligence and data science, and is a regular speaker on the application of artificial intelligence in healthcare.

From 2016 to 2020, Dr. Martel served as Medical Director for Dialogue, a virtual care platform, and in 2022 he founded Datadoc, an online learning platform dedicated to the use of data science in health science.

Dr. Martel is passionate about metabolic health and performance. He is himself an amateur triathlete with ambitions to qualify for the middle distance of the World Triathlon Age-Group Championships. He strongly believes that the cornerstone of healthy longevity is optimizing metabolic health and a holistic approach to early prevention.