Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM received the 2020 James H. Tharp Award for his hard work in the addiction of alcoholism from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). This honor includes a monetary contribution of $10,000 to Dr. Saitz's chosen charity, Boston Medical Center, Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine. More
Dr. Sarah Kimball, Co-Director of the Immigrant & Refugee Heath Center at Boston Medical Center and Dr. James Hudspeth, Associate Program Director and Director of the Global Health Pathway at Boston Medical Center were honored by SGIM for their work on the frontlines of social justice. Drs. Sarah Kimball and James... More
Sondra Crosby, MD received an appointment to the National Advisory Council (NAC) CVT’s (Center for Victims of Torture) at the December 10 Board meeting. She has both done such tremendous work in service of their mission: to heal the wounds of torture on individuals, their families and their communities and to... More
Catherine Rich, MD receives the SGIM NE Regional Award for Excellence as a Clinician-Educator in General Internal Medicine
Catherine Rich, MD received The New England Regional Award for Excellence as a Clinician-Educator in General Internal Medicine. The New England Regional Award for Excellence as a Clinician-Educator in General Internal Medicine is intended to highlight outstanding Clinician-Educators in our region. The award is applicable to individuals who are working towards developing... More
Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH, FACP received the ACP Award for Distinguished Contributions to Behavioral Medicine. This award is bestowed for distinguished contributions to the integration of behavioral medicine with traditional medicine. This award recognizes an individual who has furthered the care of patients by recognizing the importance of caring for the whole... More
Drs. Sarah Bagley and Christine Gunn received the 2019-2020 Evans Junior Research Merit Award. Every year the Department of Medicine makes annual awards to recognize and assist junior faculty investigators. The award provides two years of support at up to $50,000 per year for a total amount of $100,000. The funds can... More
Congratulations to Pablo Buitron de la Vega, MD who was awarded the annual Lorraine Stanfield Student Teaching Award. This award recognizes an outstanding GIM clinician educator demonstrating commitment and excellence in student teaching. The award reflects Lorraine's distinctive strengths, which include creating a highly supportive and challenging learning environment, modeling humanistic... More
Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH’s article “Is It Safe for Me to Go to Work?” Risk Stratification for Workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic published in NEJM
Congratulations to Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH! His article: "Is It Safe for Me to Go to Work?” Risk Stratification for Workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic was published in NEJM's July 30, 2020 issue. The full article can be viewed here.
Congratulations to Jessica Taylor, MD, who was awarded BU Distinguished Faculty for the month of August. The article featuring Jessica Taylor, MD can be viewed here.
Earlier this year, experts from Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, and BU School of Public Health, joined thought leaders from across the country to participate in a special TEDxBeaconStreet event on BMC’s campus. Their talks spanned the scope of social determinants of health to the role of... More