Jonathan Paul Bender Berz, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Jonathan Berz
617.414.6963
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Biography

Dr. Berz is Program Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency Program and co-directs the Combined Program in Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center. He is a general internist who provides primary care in the adult practice at BMC and teaches residents and medical students in both ambulatory and inpatient settings. His academic interests include diet and the prevention of chronic disease and the teaching of nutrition to medical professionals and trainees.
He completed a two year fellowship in general internal medicine and preventive medicine in 2009 and during that time earned a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from BUSPH.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center

Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Tufts University, MA

Publications

  • Published on 12/4/2017

    Berz JPB, Cheng T, Quintiliani LM. Milestones-based direct observation tools in internal medicine resident continuity clinic. BMC Med Educ. 2017 Dec 04; 17(1):240. PMID: 29202742.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/22/2017

    Seibert RG, Hanchate AD, Berz JP, Schroy PC. National Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Obese Adults. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Aug; 53(2):e41-e49. PMID: 28236517.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2015

    Berz JP, Gergen Barnett KA, Gardiner P, Saper RB. Integrative Medicine in a Preventive Medicine Residency: A Program for the Urban Underserved. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Nov; 49(5 Suppl 3):S290-5. PMID: 26477906.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2011

    Berz JP, Singer MR, Guo X, Daniels SR, Moore LL. Use of a DASH food group score to predict excess weight gain in adolescent girls in the National Growth and Health Study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jun; 165(6):540-6. PMID: 21646587.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2011

    Stark R, Berz J. Making the Most out of Ambulatory Precepting: Using the Microskills as a Guide. Society for General Internal Medicine Forum. 2011; 34:9 .

  • Published on 12/1/2010

    Kravitz RL. Improvement Happens: An Interview with David Judge, MD (Jonathan Berz, editorial intern). Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2010.

  • Published on 9/1/2009

    Berz JP, Johnston K, Backus B, Doros G, Rose AJ, Pierre S, Battaglia TA. The influence of black race on treatment and mortality for early-stage breast cancer. Med Care. 2009 Sep; 47(9):986-92. PMID: 19648837.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/14/2007

    Berz JP, Orlander JD. Prolonged cerebellar ataxia: an unusual complication of hypoglycemia. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jan; 23(1):103-5. PMID: 18000716.

    Read at: PubMed

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