Anthony Charles Breu, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Medicine

Anthony Breu


Anthony C. Breu, MD is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the department of Medicine in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is also a full-time Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Breu has received numerous awards for his teaching and has held leadership positions at the VA Hospital and the Center for Bioethics since 2013.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Faculty Member, Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Resident Education, VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Brown University School of Medicine, MD


  • Published on 4/7/2020

    Kanjee Z, Bauer KA, Breu AC, Burns R. Should You Treat This Acutely Ill Medical Inpatient With Venous Thromboembolism Chemoprophylaxis?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Apr 07; 172(7):484-491. PMID: 32252085.

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  • Published on 4/1/2020

    Reese Z, Weller J, Rangachari D, Schlechter B, Breu AC. A Veteran Presenting With Altered Mental Status and Clonus. Fed Pract. 2020 Apr; 37(4):165-169. PMID: 32322147.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/17/2020

    Jaffe RC, O'Glasser AY, Brooks M, Chapman M, Breu AC, Wray CM. Your @Attending Will #Tweet You Now: Using Twitter in Medical Education. Acad Med. 2020 Mar 17. PMID: 32195691.

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  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Kearney L, Swamy L, Brock M, Wiener R, Strymish J, Huang Q, Breu AC. A Veteran With a Solitary Pulmonary Nodule. Fed Pract. 2020 Jan; 37(1):38-41. PMID: 32047354.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/19/2019

    Breu AC. Why Is a Cow? Curiosity, Tweetorials, and the Return to Why. N Engl J Med. 2019 Sep 19; 381(12):1097-1098. PMID: 31532957.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/1/2019

    Li J, Strymish J, William J, Breu AC. A Veteran Presenting With Leg Swelling, Dyspnea, and Proteinuria. Fed Pract. 2019 Sep; 36(9):420-424. PMID: 31571810.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Breu AC, Tapper EB. Reply. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 04; 17(5):1006. PMID: 30902230.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2019

    Sivashanker K, Berkoff S, Reddy S, Breu AC, Jones K, Festin F. The Medico-Legal, Ethical, and Clinical Challenges of Psychiatric Advance Directives. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2019 Mar/Apr; 27(2):119-126. PMID: 30855526.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Fehnel CR, Li JX, Breu AC. A Veteran With Acute Progressive Encephalopathy of Unknown Etiology. Fed Pract. 2019 Jan; 36(1):30-34. PMID: 30766415.

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  • Published on 10/31/2018

    Breu AC, Axon RN. Acute Treatment of Hypertensive Urgency. J Hosp Med. 2018 12 01; 13(12):860-862. PMID: 30379139.

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