Stephen Wilson Appointed Chief, Chair of Family Medicine

Stephen A. Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP, has been named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center. He also will serve as President of Boston University Family Medicine, Inc. Dr. Wilson will join the BU/BMC community April 6, 2020.

Currently, Dr. Wilson is Executive Vice Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh with a secondary appointment at the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute. He also is a family physician at UPMC Matilda Theiss Health Care Center in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Wilson received his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Mass., and his MD and MPH from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine plus a faculty development fellowship at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh. He served as Director of Medical Decision-Making Education for UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency and Director of University of Pittsburgh-UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship.

He has published more than 85 peer-reviewed publications, and numerous book chapters, handbooks, and letters to the editor. Faculty and students have recognized his teaching and mentoring at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine. He and team members have been recognized for their research and scholarship by American Academy of Family Physicians, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and American College of Clinical Pharmacist.

He has been privileged to serve on the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry, and to serve on the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in a number of ways including as President of its board of directors. In addition, he is a member of American Academy of Family Physicians, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, and National Medical Association.

Special thanks to Dr. Christopher Manasseh, who has served as ad interim Chief and Chair since June 2018; David Henderson, MD, Chief and Chair of Psychiatry, who led the search committee, as well as the other members of the committee for their work; and Bill Creevy, MD, President and CEO of Boston University Medical Group, for his contributions to the process.