Sarah M. Bagley, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Sarah Bagley
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Dr. Sarah Bagley is a primary care physician at Boston Medical Center. A graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency at Brown University, and the Boston University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, her particular research interests are in the treatment of opioid use disorders in the adolescent and young adult population and the involvement of the family in addiction care. She sees patients in both General Internal Medicine and the Adolescent Center. She is the Medical Director of the CATALYST Clinic – a clinical program to provide integrated medical and behavioral health care for adolescents and young adults who use substances – and an Attending on the inpatient Addiction Consult Service.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Faculty, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Brown University, BA


  • Published on 12/1/2022

    Winer JM, Yule AM, Hadland SE, Bagley SM. Addressing adolescent substance use with a public health prevention framework: the case for harm reduction. Ann Med. 2022 Dec; 54(1):2123-2136. PMID: 35900132.

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  • Published on 8/1/2022

    Wilson JD, Bagley SM. An Urgent Need to Focus on Youth With Opioid Use Disorder. J Adolesc Health. 2022 Aug; 71(2):143-144. PMID: 35870825.

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  • Published on 6/25/2022

    Bagley SM, Schoenberger SF, dellaBitta V, Lunze K, Barron K, Hadland SE, Park TW. An Exploration of Young Adults With Opioid Use Disorder and How Their Perceptions of Family Members' Beliefs Affects Medication Treatment. J Addict Med. 2022 Nov-Dec 01; 16(6):689-694. PMID: 35749777.

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  • Published on 5/1/2022

    Allen EB, Michelson CD, O'Donnell KA, Bagley SM, Earlywine J, Hadland SE. Training in Adolescent Substance and Opioid Misuse in Pediatric Residency Programs. Pediatrics. 2022 May 01; 149(5). PMID: 35437591.

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  • Published on 4/25/2022

    Barocas JA, Gai MJ, Nurani A, Bagley SM, Hadland SE. Initiation of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among youth in the United States, 2015-2018. AIDS Care. 2022 Apr 25; 1-6. PMID: 35468009.

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  • Published on 2/27/2022

    Gunn CM, Pankowska M, Harris M, Helsing E, Battaglia TA, Bagley SM. The representation of females in clinical trials for substance use disorder conducted in the United States (2010-19). Addiction. 2022 Oct; 117(10):2583-2590. PMID: 35165969.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Harris MTH, Laks J, Stahl N, Bagley SM, Saia K, Wechsberg WM. Gender Dynamics in Substance Use and Treatment: A Women's Focused Approach. Med Clin North Am. 2022 Jan; 106(1):219-234. PMID: 34823732.

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  • Published on 11/4/2021

    Harris MTH, Lambert AM, Maschke AD, Bagley SM, Walley AY, Gunn CM. "No home to take methadone to": Experiences with addiction services during the COVID-19 pandemic among survivors of opioid overdose in Boston. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 04; 135:108655. PMID: 34772604.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Komaromy M, Tomanovich M, Taylor JL, Ruiz-Mercado G, Kimmel SD, Bagley SM, Saia KM, Costello E, Park TW, LaBelle C, Weinstein Z, Walley AY. Adaptation of a System of Treatment for Substance Use Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Addict Med. 2021 Nov-Dec 01; 15(6):448-451. PMID: 33298750.

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  • Published on 7/28/2021

    Bagley SM, Hadland SE. Addressing multiple overdoses: Opportunities for prevention and innovation. Int J Drug Policy. 2021 10; 96:103382. PMID: 34330570.

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