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

Classes Taught


  • Published on 6/13/2023

    King C, Beetham T, Smith N, Englander H, Hadland SE, Bagley SM, Korthuis PT. Treatments Used Among Adolescent Residential Addiction Treatment Facilities in the US, 2022. JAMA. 2023 Jun 13; 329(22):1983-1985. PMID: 37314282.

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  • Published on 5/29/2023

    Earlywine JJ, Bagley SM, Rodean J, Zima BT, Chadi N, Leslie DL, Hadland SE. Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder and Retention in Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Youth, 2014-2019. J Adolesc Health. 2023 May 29. PMID: 37256254.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/8/2023

    Bagley SM, Northup R, Wason K, Bratberg J, Gordon AJ, Oliva E. Examining Systems, Substance Use, and Disenfranchisement: Overview and Proceedings of the 2022 AMERSA Conference. Subst Abus. 2023; 44(1):4-11. PMID: 37226906.

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  • Published on 5/1/2023

    Xuan Z, Yan S, Formica SW, Green TC, Beletsky L, Rosenbloom D, Bagley SM, Kimmel SD, Carroll JJ, Lambert AM, Walley AY. Association of Implementation of Postoverdose Outreach Programs With Subsequent Opioid Overdose Deaths Among Massachusetts Municipalities. JAMA Psychiatry. 2023 May 01; 80(5):468-477. PMID: 36920385.

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  • Published on 1/24/2023

    Leitz SJ, Bagley SM, Cook AJ, Jones C, Lawrence D, Pearce P. Strategies to Reduce Harm: An Expert Panel Discussion on the Fentanyl Crisis. Perm J. 2023 Mar 15; 27(1):3-15. PMID: 36691739.

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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 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 10/23/2022

    Hoch AM, Schoenberger SF, Boyle TP, Hadland SE, Gai MJ, Bagley SM. Attitudes and training related to substance use in pediatric emergency departments. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2022 Oct 23; 17(1):59. PMID: 36274146.

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  • Published on 10/8/2022

    Bagley SM, Schoenberger SF, dellaBitta V, Lunze K, Barron K, Hadland SE, Park TW. Ambivalence and Stigma Beliefs About Medication Treatment Among Young Adults With Opioid Use Disorder: A Qualitative Exploration of Young Adults' Perspectives. J Adolesc Health. 2023 Jan; 72(1):105-110. PMID: 36216678.

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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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