Primary Care Academic Fellowship Program
Welcome to the Boston University Medical Center Primary Care Academic Fellowship. Our program represents a collaboration between General Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and the General Pediatrics Academic Fellowship programs. Our mission is to train highly motivated primary care physicians to serve as educators and investigators, with a focus on topics relevant to medically under-served communities. We have an exciting mix of educational curricular choices in epidemiology and health services research, theoretical and practical training in medical education and experiential learning opportunities in public health. Our program will give you tools for a successful career in academic medicine.
As you explore this website, I hope you gain an understanding of the depth and breadth of research, educational and clinical opportunities in our program, and please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP
In the News
Paul Trowbridge, MD, MPH, an addiction medicine fellow, has received the 2016 ASAM Late-Breaking Abstract Award from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The award recognizes his abstract presented at the ASAM 47th Annual Conference, which focuses on BMC’s inpatient addiction consult service, and honors the primary author of the submitted abstract that received the highest score during the late-breaking abstract submission period. The selection is made on the basis of new ideas and findings of importance to the field of addiction medicine. BMC’s inpatient addiction consult service was developed to help engage patients with substance use disorders about their addiction while they are in the hospital, connect them with medication-assisted treatment when appropriate, and educate them about harm reduction and overdose prevent. It provided more than 320 consults in its first six months.
Current fellow Davida Schiff, MD wrote a letter to the editor of the New Haven Register entitled “Don’t Stigmatize Substance Use Disorders.” http://bit.ly/1SZ9Ay1
Jonathan Hatoun, MD (’15) was quoted in both the United Press International http://bit.ly/21rI4wW and Science World Report http://bit.ly/21tFVkj for his study on sending asthma medications home with children when they are discharged from the hospital.
Jenny Radesky, MD (’14) was quoted in a PBS Newshour article “The dangers of texting while parenting”.http://to.pbs.org/1Nrdi0L
Jenny Radesky, MD (’14) was quoted in a Market Watch article “Why Kate Winslet is wrong about kids and social media”. http://on.mktw.net/1MkKd89
This past summer, current fellow Kendrick Gwynn, MD was one of eight residents selected by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research for a two-month rotation based at the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion starting in July. http://www.aptrweb.org/news/242437/APTR-Announces-the-2015-2016-ODPHP-Residents.htm
Recent graduate Sarah Bagley, MD had an editorial in The Boston Globe on how stocking overdose drugs in schools could save lives http://bit.ly/1TZkeTz
Former graduate Jenny Radesky, MD, was recently on the Today show to discuss how cell phones are affecting families – and what to do about it. http://www.today.com/parents/how-cell-phones-are-affecting-families-what-do-about-it-t37111
Recent graduate Staci Eisenberg, MD, had her research quoted in Parents Magazine http://bit.ly/1DRUgtS