Author: Hilary Bennett

An Interview with Dr. Jennifer F. Tseng

By Sara Rimer, for BU Today For all of Boston’s renown as a center of pioneering medicine, there remains one medical field where hospitals here lag, just like everywhere else: female surgeons. That’s what makes Jennifer Tseng’s appointment in 2017 as chair of the BU School of Medicine department of surgery and as chief of […]

Medical Students Create Video on General Surgery as a Career

What is it like — really like? — to be a practicing general surgeon?  What are the rewards? The challenges?  And what exactly does the field of general surgery encompass? These are just some of the myriad questions medical students may ask themselves as they ponder their future career options. The best way to find […]

Dr. Tseng Named Deputy Editor of JAMA Surgery

Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, was appointed Deputy Editor of JAMA Surgery, effective January 1, 2018. Dr. Tseng serves as the Utley Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and Surgeon-in-Chief at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Tseng’s clinical specialty is surgical oncology and gastrointestinal surgery, with […]