GIM News

Anna Goldman Co-Leads Tour of New Rooftop Solar and Farm Facility

Last month, Dr. Anna Goldman, a primary care physician and health services researcher in GIM, and Dave Maffeo, BMC's Senior Director of Support Services, led a tour of BMC's rooftop solar and farm facility at 960 Massachusetts Ave. Dr. Goldman has recently taken on a new role as Medical Director... More

Daniel Newman Awarded Provider of the Year for Medicine by BMC Nurses

Every year during National Nurses Week, BMC nursing staff are asked to nominate colleagues for provider excellence awards. This year, the Section of GIM’s own Daniel Newman, MD has won Provider of the Year for Medicine! Here are what colleagues had to say about Daniel Newman in their nominations: “Dan is a... More

Head and shoulders of Dr. Cruz wearing white shirt with blue/red stripe tie

Ricardo Cruz Receives DEIA Recognition Award

Assistant Professor of Medicine Ricardo Cruz, MD, MPH, MA has received the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEIA) of the Year Award. The award recognizes those who have done an extraordinary job at addressing and improving diversity and fostering a culture of inclusion, equity and accessibility throughout the school community. Cruz... More

Honoring Alex Walley

Learn to Cope's 20 Year Anniversary - Honoring Alex Walley In 2010, thanks to Alex, Learning to Cope was the first family network in the country to offer Naloxone (Narcan) training, education, and distribution to its members through the Massachusetts DPH Overdose Prevention Pilot Program, allowing families the ability to become... More

AY24 Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Awardees

Simeon Kimmel, MD, MA (General Internal Medicine) has been selected as one of two AY24 Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Awardees. These individuals were selected based on their very strong research accomplishments and exceptional promise as investigators! There were 21 very highly qualified applicants for the award! Although it was... More

Audrey Provenzano, MD- New Associate Chief Primary Care

  The Section for General Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine would like to welcome Audrey Provenzano, MD as the new Associate Chief for Primary Care. Dr. Provenzano joins the institution from Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea where she was a primary care physician for 7... More

Carl Streed, MD

  Carl Streed, MD was recognized by the American Medical Association for Outstanding LGBTQIA+ Healthcare in July, by receiving the 2023 Excellence in LGBTQ Health Award. The annual award is presented to doctors who care for and treat patients from underserved communities and show compassion through their work. Dr. Streed leads... More


Dr. Geoffrey Modest is a community-based physician who has worked in a multicultural community in Boston for the past 40 years, where he sees patients regularly and teaches medical residents. He has the academic title of Clinical Professor of Medicine. He has been writing primary care blogs since 2013. To... More