Howard C. Bauchner, MD

Professor, Pediatrics

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

  • Boston Medical Center


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


  • Published on 4/13/2021

    Bauchner H. On Mentoring. JAMA. 2021 Apr 13; 325(14):1393. PMID: 33847714.

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  • Published on 4/6/2021

    Fontanarosa PB, Bauchner H, Golub R. To JAMA Authors, Reviewers, and Especially Physician Readers-A Profound Thank You. JAMA. 2021 04 06; 325(13):1263-1265. PMID: 33821914.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/23/2021

    Angus DC, Gordon AC, Bauchner H. Emerging Lessons From COVID-19 for the US Clinical Research Enterprise. JAMA. 2021 03 23; 325(12):1159-1161. PMID: 33635309.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/16/2021

    Flanagin A, Frey T, Christiansen SL, Bauchner H. The Reporting of Race and Ethnicity in Medical and Science Journals: Comments Invited. JAMA. 2021 Mar 16; 325(11):1049-1052. PMID: 33616604.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/2/2021

    Jean-Jacques M, Bauchner H. Vaccine Distribution-Equity Left Behind? JAMA. 2021 Mar 02; 325(9):829-830. PMID: 33512381.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/23/2021

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB, Golub RM. Funding and DSMB Membership in the VICTAS Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2021 02 23; 325(8):751-752. PMID: 33620386.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/19/2021

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB, Joynt Maddox K. Health Care Is a Right, Not a Privilege: A New Series on US Health Care and Health Policy. JAMA. 2021 01 19; 325(3):227-228. PMID: 33464321.

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  • Published on 1/5/2021

    Bauchner H. A Medical and Scientific New Year's Wish List. JAMA. 2021 01 05; 325(1):29-30. PMID: 33355602.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/5/2021

    Yancy CW, Bauchner H. Diversity in Medical Schools-Need for a New Bold Approach. JAMA. 2021 01 05; 325(1):31-32. PMID: 33399830.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/22/2020

    Bauchner H, Ayanian JZ, Buntin MB, Flanagin A, Shields B. JAMA Health Forum-A New JAMA Network Specialty Journal. JAMA. 2020 12 22; 324(24):2495-2496. PMID: 33206145.

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