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 1/29/2021

    Jean-Jacques M, Bauchner H. Vaccine Distribution-Equity Left Behind? JAMA. 2021 Jan 29. PMID: 33512381.

    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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/8/2020

    Seymour CW, Bauchner H, Golub RM. COVID-19 Infection-Preventing Clinical Deterioration. JAMA. 2020 12 08; 324(22):2300. PMID: 33180115.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/10/2020

    Flanagin A, Fontanarosa PB, Bauchner H. Preprints Involving Medical Research-Do the Benefits Outweigh the Challenges? JAMA. 2020 11 10; 324(18):1840-1843. PMID: 33170226.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/20/2020

    Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. Excess Deaths and the Great Pandemic of 2020. JAMA. 2020 10 20; 324(15):1504-1505. PMID: 33044515.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/6/2020

    Bauchner H, Malani PN, Sharfstein J. Reassuring the Public and Clinical Community About the Scientific Review and Approval of a COVID-19 Vaccine. JAMA. 2020 Oct 06; 324(13):1296-1297. PMID: 32910154.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/22/2020

    Berkwits M, Flanagin A, Bauchner H, Fontanarosa PB. The COVID-19 Pandemic and the JAMA Network. JAMA. 2020 Sep 22; 324(12):1159-1160. PMID: 32960223.

    Read at: PubMed

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