Howard C. Bauchner, MD

Howard Bauchner
88 E. Newton St Vose Hall


Dr Bauchner is a professor of pediatrics and community health sciences. He also is the vice chairman of the department of pediatrics at BMC/BUSM and assistant dean, alumni affairs and continuing medical education at BUSM. He currently is the editor-in-chief of the Archives of Disease in Childhood, the official publication of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the United Kingdom. He is the first U.S.-based editor of that journal and has held that position since 2003. He has served on many editorial boards, including currently for the British Medical Journal and Journal Watch. Dr. Bauchner has published more than 125 papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include health promotion, clinical trials and quality improvement.

Other Positions

  • Professor, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine


  • Boston University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of California, Berkeley, BA


  • Published on 7/1/2020

    Zylke JW, Bauchner H. Mortality and Morbidity: The Measure of a Pandemic. JAMA. 2020 Jul 01. PMID: 32609308.

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  • Published on 6/26/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB, Golub RM. Editorial Evaluation and Peer Review During a Pandemic: How Journals Maintain Standards. JAMA. 2020 Jun 26. PMID: 32589195.

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  • Published on 6/12/2020

    Bauchner H. 2020-A Year That Will Be Remembered. JAMA. 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32530452.

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  • Published on 6/10/2020

    Öngür D, Bauchner H. Notice of Retraction: Maslej et al. Individual Differences in Response to Antidepressants: A Meta-analysis of Placebo-Controlled Randomized Clinical Trials. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020;77(6):607-617. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 Jun 10. PMID: 32520998.

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  • Published on 6/4/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa P. Thinking of Risk in the Era of COVID-19. JAMA. 2020 Jun 04. PMID: 32496528.

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  • Published on 6/2/2020

    Flanagin A, Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. Patient and Study Participant Rights to Privacy in Journal Publication. JAMA. 2020 Jun 02; 323(21):2147-2150. PMID: 32484519.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/18/2020

    Bauchner H, Redberg RF. Notice of Retraction: Panagioti et al. Association Between Physician Burnout and Patient Safety, Professionalism, and Patient Satisfaction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(10):1317-1331. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 May 18. PMID: 32421149.

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  • Published on 5/4/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. Randomized Clinical Trials and COVID-19: Managing Expectations. JAMA. 2020 May 04. PMID: 32364561.

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  • Published on 4/21/2020

    Bauchner H, Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB. Correcting the Scientific Record-Retraction and Replacement of a Report on Dialysis Ownership and Access to Kidney Transplantation. JAMA. 2020 04 21; 323(15):1455. PMID: 32315042.

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  • Published on 4/20/2020

    Bauchner H, Easley TJ. Health Care Heroes of the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA. 2020 Apr 20. PMID: 32310289.

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