Lucy Marcil, MD MPH

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Lucy Marcil
617.414.3667
88 East Newton Street

Biography

Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine, Associate Director for Economic Mobility in the Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family at Boston Medical Center, and Interim Director for the Urban Health and Advocacy Track (UHAT) of the Boston Combined Residency program.

Dr. Marcil is the co-founder and Executive Director of Boston Medical Center’s (BMC) StreetCred program, which provides free tax and other financial services to families who are eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax and Child Tax Credits – all completed while they are visiting the pediatrician’s office. Her work focuses on creating innovative solutions to create financial and health equity. Dr. Marcil has been recognized with the American Academy of Pediatrics Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award and is a TED Fellow. Her TED talk has reached over 1.3 million viewers.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, MPH
  • Davidson College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 6/1/2022

    Marcil LE, Thakrar MR. Association of Tax Preparation Service in a Pediatric Clinic With Increased Receipt of The Child Tax Credit. JAMA Pediatr. 2022 Jun 01; 176(6):606-607. PMID: 35311927.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Marcil LE, Hole MK, Jackson J, Markowitz MA, Rosen L, Sude L, Rosenthal A, Bennett MB, Sarkar S, Jones N, Topel K, Chamberlain LJ, Zuckerman B, Kemper AR, Solomon BS, Bair-Merritt MH, Schickedanz A, Vinci RJ. Anti-Poverty Medicine Through Medical-Financial Partnerships: A New Approach to Child Poverty. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Nov-Dec; 21(8S):S169-S176. PMID: 34740425.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Beck AF, Marcil LE, Klein MD, Sims AM, Parsons AA, Shah AN, Riley CL, Bignall ONR, Henize AW, Kahn RS, Unaka NI. Pediatricians Contributing to Poverty Reduction Through Clinical-Community Partnership and Collective Action: A Narrative Review. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Nov-Dec; 21(8S):S200-S206. PMID: 34740429.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/4/2021

    Tummala S, Zhong W, Marcil LE. Embedding 529 College Savings Accounts in Pediatric Care: A Pilot Innovation. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Apr; 22(3):501-502. PMID: 34492376.

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  • Published on 7/17/2021

    Marcil LE, Barnett KG, Zuckerman B. Medical-Financial Partnerships - Beyond Traditional Boundaries. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jul 22; 385(4):289-291. PMID: 34279067.

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  • Published on 10/2/2020

    Marcil LE, Beck AF. A National Prescription for Health: Tax Credits. Pediatrics. 2020 11; 146(5). PMID: 33008844.

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  • Published on 8/19/2020

    Marcil LE, Campbell JI, Silva KE, Hughes D, Salim S, Nguyen HT, Kissler K, Hole MK, Michelson CD, Kistin CJ. Women's Experiences of the Effect of Financial Strain on Parenting and Mental Health. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2020 11; 49(6):581-592. PMID: 32822649.

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  • Published on 4/7/2020

    Ragavan MI, Marcil LE, Garg A. Climate Change as a Social Determinant of Health. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). PMID: 32265296.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2020

    Marcil LE. An Economic Relief Plan to Lessen Financial Strain–Associated Illness in Children During The COVID-19 Pandemic. American Academy of Pediatrics News & Journals. 2020.

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  • Published on 10/13/2019

    Bell ON, Hole MK, Johnson K, Marcil LE, Solomon BS, Schickedanz A. Medical-Financial Partnerships: Cross-Sector Collaborations Between Medical and Financial Services to Improve Health. Acad Pediatr. 2020 03; 20(2):166-174. PMID: 31618676.

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