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 Chobanian and Avedisian 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 1/7/2024

    Fine DR, Critchley N, Hart K, Joyce A, Sporn N, Gaeta J, Wright J, Baggett TP, Kruse G. "I'm on the Right Path": Exploring 1-Month Retention in a Homeless-Tailored Outpatient-Based Opioid Treatment Program. Subst Use Addctn J. 2024 Apr; 45(2):268-277. PMID: 38258838.

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  • Published on 8/1/2023

    Fine DR, Dickins KA, Adams LD, Horick NK, Critchley N, Hart K, Gaeta JM, Lewis E, Looby SE, Baggett TP. Mortality by Age, Gender, and Race and Ethnicity in People Experiencing Homelessness in Boston, Massachusetts. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Aug 01; 6(8):e2331004. PMID: 37651141.

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  • Published on 5/15/2023

    Fine DR, Joyce A, Chang Y, Lewis E, Weinstock K, Wright J, Gaeta J, Song Z, Baggett TP. Health Care Utilization among Homeless-Experienced Adults Who Were Seen by a Mobile Addiction Health Clinic in Boston, Massachusetts: A Quasi-Experimental Study. Subst Use Misuse. 2023; 58(9):1115-1120. PMID: 37184078.

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  • Published on 1/9/2023

    Laks J, Walley AY, Bagley SM, Barber CM, Gaeta JM, Neville LA, Peterkin AF, Rosenthal E, Saia KA, Weinstein ZM, Harris MTH. Developing a Women's Health track within addiction medicine fellowship: reflections and inspirations. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2023 Jan 09; 18(1):3. PMID: 36617557.

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  • Published on 2/23/2022

    Noyes EA, Dunleavy S, Mail V, Plakas I, Keyes S, Gaeta JM, Obando A, Paci E, Lent C, Regis C, Taveras EM, Yule AM, Chatterjee A. Awareness, Utilization, and Preferences of Harm Reduction Interventions among Street-Involved Young Adults in Boston. Subst Use Misuse. 2022; 57(5):827-832. PMID: 35195488.

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  • Published on 1/4/2022

    Fine DR, Dickins KA, Adams LD, De Las Nueces D, Weinstock K, Wright J, Gaeta JM, Baggett TP. Drug Overdose Mortality Among People Experiencing Homelessness, 2003 to 2018. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 01 04; 5(1):e2142676. PMID: 34994792.

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  • Published on 10/13/2021

    Koh KA, Roncarati JS, Racine MW, O'Connell JJ, Gaeta JM. Unsheltered vs. Sheltered Adults Experiencing Homelessness: Health Care Spending and Utilization. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Jun; 37(8):2100-2102. PMID: 34643873.

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  • Published on 3/5/2021

    Noyes E, Yeo E, Yerton M, Plakas I, Keyes S, Obando A, Gaeta JM, Taveras EM, Chatterjee A. Harm Reduction for Adolescents and Young Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of Community Care in Reach. Public Health Rep. 2021 05; 136(3):301-308. PMID: 33673755.

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  • Published on 3/1/2021

    Fine DR, Lewis E, Weinstock K, Wright J, Gaeta JM, Baggett TP. Office-Based Addiction Treatment Retention and Mortality Among People Experiencing Homelessness. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 03 01; 4(3):e210477. PMID: 33662132.

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  • Published on 2/22/2021

    Wishik G, Gaeta JM, Racine MW, O'Connell JJ, Baggett TP. Substance consumption and intoxication patterns in a medically supervised overdose prevention program for people experiencing homelessness. Subst Abus. 2021; 42(4):851-857. PMID: 33617749.

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