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 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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  • Published on 4/17/2020

    Fontanarosa PB, Bauchner H. COVID-19-Looking Beyond Tomorrow for Health Care and Society. JAMA. 2020 Apr 17. PMID: 32301955.

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  • Published on 4/8/2020

    Bauchner H, Sharfstein J. A Bold Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Medical Students, National Service, and Public Health. JAMA. 2020 Apr 08. PMID: 32267488.

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  • Published on 3/20/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB, Livingston EH. Conserving Supply of Personal Protective Equipment-A Call for Ideas. JAMA. 2020 Mar 20. PMID: 32196543.

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  • Published on 3/17/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. Health Care Is a Right and Not a Privilege. JAMA. 2020 03 17; 323(11):1049. PMID: 32181832.

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  • Published on 3/16/2020

    Bauchner H, Golub RM, Zylke J. Editorial Concern-Possible Reporting of the Same Patients With COVID-19 in Different Reports. JAMA. 2020 Mar 16. PMID: 32176775.

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  • Published on 3/1/2020

    Taichman DB, Backus J, Baethge C, Bauchner H, Flanagin A, Florenzano F, Frizelle FA, Godlee F, Gollogly L, Haileamlak A, Hong ST, Horton R, James A, Laine C, Miller PW, Pinborg A, Rubin EJ, Sahni P. A disclosure form for work submitted to medical journals - a proposal from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Bull World Health Organ. 2020 Mar 01; 98(3):153-154. PMID: 32132746.

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  • Published on 2/19/2020

    Bauchner H, Öngür D. Notice of Retractions: "Association of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Reduced In Vivo Norepinephrine Transporter Availability in the Locus Coeruleus" and "Association of In Vivo ?-Opioid Receptor Availability and the Transdiagnostic Dimensional Expression of Trauma-Related Psychopathology" by Alexander Neumeister. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 Feb 19. PMID: 32074384.

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