Christine Pace, MD, MSc

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Assistant Professor of Medicine,

Boston University School of Medicine

Crosstown Building, 801 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118


Dr. Christine A. Pace is a primary care physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC). A graduate of Harvard Medical School, an Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Boston University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, her particular interests are program development to enhance the integration of mental health and substance use services with primary care, and improving care for pregnant and postpartum women with opioid dependence. She is Associate Medical Director of Adult Primary Care at BMC, where she leads the behavioral health integration and complex care management programs; Medical Director for BMC’s Office-Based Addiction Treatment program (OBAT); and Medical Director of the Boston Public Health Commission’s Wellness Project, a SAMHSA funded initiative which brings primary care into a women’s outpatient substance use treatment program.

Boston University Faculty Appointment: 2012

Areas of Specialization

  •  Medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence
  •  Opioid dependence among women, particularly postpartum
  •  Integration of primary care and behavioral health services, including addiction services
  • Complex care management in primary care

Education and Training


Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Addiction Medicine Fellow, Boston University (2010-2012)

Pre-doctoral fellow, Department of Clinical Bioethics, National Institutes of Health (2001-2003)


Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA


MD, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA

BU Profiles: Publications and Grant Support