Jessie M. Gaeta, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Jessie Gaeta
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Jessie Gaeta, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is also the Chief Medical Officer of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program where she supervises nurses, physicians, and other medical providers. Dr. Gaeta is passionate about medical education and promoting quality health care within the homeless community. Recently, she has aided in designing a supportive housing program for the highest utilizers of Boston Medical Center’s Emergency Room.

Other Positions

  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program


  • University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
  • University of North Carolina, BS


  • Published on 2/20/2018

    Baggett TP, Berkowitz SA, Fung V, Gaeta JM. Prevalence of Housing Problems Among Community Health Center Patients. JAMA. 2018 02 20; 319(7):717-719. PMID: 29466581.

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  • Published on 2/6/2018

    Gaeta JM, Racine M. New Strategies Are Needed to Stop Overdose Fatalities: The Case for Supervised Injection Facilities. Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 01; 168(9):664-665. PMID: 29404601.

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  • Published on 1/2/2018

    León C, Cardoso LJP, Johnston S, Mackin S, Bock B, Gaeta JM. Changes in public order after the opening of an overdose monitoring facility for people who inject drugs. Int J Drug Policy. 2018 03; 53:90-95. PMID: 29294417.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Leibler JH, Robb K, Joh E, Gaeta JM, Rosenbaum M. Self-reported Animal and Ectoparasite Exposure among Urban Homeless People. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2018; 29(2):664-675. PMID: 29805132.

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  • Published on 9/18/2017

    León C, Cardoso L, Mackin S, Bock B, Gaeta JM. The willingness of people who inject drugs in Boston to use a supervised injection facility. Subst Abus. 2018 01 02; 39(1):95-101. PMID: 28799847.

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  • Published on 8/18/2017

    Leibler JH, Nguyen DD, León C, Gaeta JM, Perez D. Personal Hygiene Practices among Urban Homeless Persons in Boston, MA. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017 Aug 18; 14(8). PMID: 28820454.

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  • Published on 8/4/2017

    Leibler JH, León C, Cardoso LJP, Morris JC, Miller NS, Nguyen DD, Gaeta JM. Prevalence and risk factors for MRSA nasal colonization among persons experiencing homelessness in Boston, MA. J Med Microbiol. 2017 Aug 04. PMID: 28771129.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Barocas JA, Beiser M, León C, Gaeta JM, O'Connell JJ, Linas BP. Experience and Outcomes of Hepatitis C Treatment in a Cohort of Homeless and Marginally Housed Adults. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 06 01; 177(6):880-882. PMID: 28395004.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Beiser M, Leon C, Gaeta JM. Needs Assessment of HCV-Infected Individuals Experiencing Homelessness and Implications. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017; 28(1):596-606. PMID: 28239021.

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  • Published on 12/30/2016

    Tobey M, Manasson J, Decarlo K, Ciraldo-Maryniuk K, Gaeta JM, Wilson E. Homeless Individuals Approaching the End of Life: Symptoms and Attitudes. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Apr; 53(4):738-744. PMID: 28042064.

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