Kristen H. Goodell, MD

Associate Dean, Admissions

Kristen Goodell
771 Albany Street


Dr. Goodell is currently Associate Dean for Admissions and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine, and she is an Academy Medical Educator at BUSM, coaching, advising, and teaching clinical skills to all four years of medical students.
Dr. Goodell received her bachelor’s degree from Colby College and her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed a residency in family medicine from the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency Program and the Tufts Master Teacher Fellowship from Tufts University School of Medicine. She was a family physician at Winchester Physician Associates and school physician for the city of Medford MA 2007-2017.
Dr. Goodell is interested in leadership development and in growing a diverse and effective physician workforce, and has served in multiple national leadership positions including Co-Chair of the Leadership Development Task Force of the Council on Academic Family Medicine, Treasurer of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and Chair of the national Council on Graduate Medical Education. She is currently a member of the AAMC MCAT Validation Committee.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
  • Attending Physician, Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD
  • Colby College, BA

Classes Taught


  • Published on 3/1/2023

    Goodell K, Erlich D. Viloxazine (Qelbree) for ADHD. Am Fam Physician. 2023 Mar; 107(3):309-310. PMID: 36920832.

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  • Published on 11/11/2022

    Chatterjee A, Dunleavy S, Gonzalez T, Benson J, Henault L, MacIntosh A, Goodell K, Witzburg R, Paasche-Orlow M. Health professions school applicant experiences of discrimination during interviews. Med Teach. 2023 May; 45(5):532-541. PMID: 36369780.

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  • Published on 11/9/2022

    Duong DB, Nguyen TA, Goodell K, Osman NY, Nguyen TM, Pham VT, Vu LT, Vu HT, Cosimi LA, Pollack T, Gottlieb B. Undergraduate Medical Education Reform in Viet Nam for a Primary Health Care Workforce. Ann Glob Health. 2022; 88(1):100. PMID: 36415327.

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  • Published on 3/1/2020

    Terregino CA, Saguil A, Price-Johnson T, Anachebe NF, Goodell K. The Diversity and Success of Medical School Applicants With Scores in the Middle Third of the MCAT Score Scale. Acad Med. 2020 03; 95(3):344-350. PMID: 31425186.

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  • Published on 1/10/2020

    Coe C, Piggott C, Davis A, Hall MN, Goodell K, Joo P, South-Paul JE. Leadership Pathways in Academic Family Medicine: Focus on Underrepresented Minorities and Women. Fam Med. 2020 02; 52(2):104-111. PMID: 31940426.

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  • Published on 1/1/2020

    Chatterjee A, Greif C, Witzburg R, Henault L, Goodell K, Paasche-Orlow MK. US Medical School Applicant Experiences of Bias on the Interview Trail. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2020; 31(1):185-200. PMID: 32037326.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Nagler A, Ovitsh R, Dumenco L, Whicker S, Engle DL, Goodell K. Communities of Practice in Peer Review: Outlining a Group Review Process. Acad Med. 2019 10; 94(10):1437-1442. PMID: 31135399.

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  • Published on 9/9/2019

    Goodell KH, Ticku S, Fazio SB, Riedy CA. Entrustable Professional Activities in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers Based on a Scoping Review. J Dent Educ. 2019 Dec; 83(12):1370-1381. PMID: 31501254.

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  • Published on 3/1/2019

    Dwiel K, Hesketh MA, Alpert JL, Cellini J, Goodell K, Phillips RS, Sullivan EE. The Impact of Oral Health Training for Primary Care Clinicians: A Systematic Review. Fam Med. 2019 03; 51(3):251-261. PMID: 30861080.

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  • Published on 2/24/2017

    Erlich DR, Cohen-Osher MB, Goodell KH. 'We rise by lifting others': peer support and professional development for women in academic medicine. Educ Prim Care. 2017 09; 28(5):291-294. PMID: 28234552.

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