Howard Bauchner, MD

Class Year: 1979

Specialties: Pediatrics

Current practice: Editor in Chief, JAMA and JAMA Network

Do you remember what motivated you to make your first gift to BUSM?

I learned so much at BUSM/BMC – from physiology/biology of disease to social determinants of health. Whatever success I can claim – much of it is because of my education at BUSM – and I will be forever thankful. And indeed will continue to support BUSM for years to come.

Why do you continue to give to BUSM?

I want BUSM to continue to evolve and thrive in the 21st century.

What would you tell current students about the importance of giving back to BUSM?

Physicians are privileged in many ways – and giving is one way to say thank you.

Fond memory of BUSM:

Anatomy in year 1 – with those fantastic drawings on the old blackboards.

The tunnels of the old BCH.

The orange line rumbling along Washington Street.

The very wise Aram Chobanian, Jerry Klein, and Joel Alpert.

Favorite professor or course at BUSM:

Who taught me in anatomy – if I could only remember?