Shannon Bell, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Shannon Bell
85 E. Concord St


Shannon Bell, MD received her medical degree from UC-San Francisco and completed her residency in OBGYN at Boston Medical Center. Her interests include the role of simulation in quality improvement/patient safety projects and resident skill development. She is an Associate Clinical Director of BMC’s Solomont Center for Clinical Simulation. She serves as the OBGYN consultant for the state Department of Corrections, seeing prenatal and gynecology patients at MCI-Framingham and South Middlesex, the two state correctional facilities that house women. Bell also created and serves as course director for a correctional health elective for BUSM fourth-year medical students.


  • University of California San Francisco, MD
  • University of Southern California, BA


  • Published on 5/6/2022

    Fields L, Young DA, Patel AR, Munroe C, Shumway M, Bell S, Richer LA. Drug-facilitated sexual assault, impaired trauma memory, and implications for mental health treatment. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2022; 13(1):2057165. PMID: 35558683.

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  • Published on 10/16/2020

    Storey A, White K, Treder K, Woodhams E, Bell S, Cannon R. First-Trimester Abortion Complications: Simulation Cases for OB/GYN Residents in Sepsis and Hemorrhage. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 10 16; 16:10995. PMID: 33094159.

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  • Published on 1/25/2020

    O'Rourke-Suchoff D, Sobel L, Holland E, Perkins R, Saia K, Bell S. The labor and birth experience of women with opioid use disorder: A qualitative study. Women Birth. 2020 Nov; 33(6):592-597. PMID: 31987751.

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  • Published on 12/1/2018

    Sobel L, O'Rourke-Suchoff D, Holland E, Remis K, Resnick K, Perkins R, Bell S. Pregnancy and Childbirth After Sexual Trauma: Patient Perspectives and Care Preferences. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 12; 132(6):1461-1468. PMID: 30399100.

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  • Published on 12/11/2017

    Siegel M, Gonzalez EC, Wijesekera O, Finkelstein K, Petricone R, Glass L, Lewis-O'Connor A, Duffy C, Quijije N, March G, Bell S. On-the-Go Training: Downloadable Modules to Train Medical Students to Care for Adult Female Sexual Assault Survivors. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 12 11; 13:10656. PMID: 30800857.

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  • Published on 10/4/2016

    Shannon Bell, MD and Ronald E Iverson, Jr, MD . In: UpToDate, Post TW (Ed), UpToDate, Waltham, MA. Prenatal Care for Incarcerated Women. 2016.

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  • Published on 6/10/2015

    Richer LA, Fields L, Bell S, Heppner J, Dodge J, Boccellari A, Shumway M. Characterizing Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Subtypes and Treatment Engagement of Victims at a Hospital-Based Rape Treatment Center. J Interpers Violence. 2017 05; 32(10):1524-1542. PMID: 26063789.

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