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 of Climate and Sustainability for […]

Dr. Susan Budnick Announced as Next Program Director for Internal Medicine Residency

Dr. Susan Budnick will serve as the next Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. Dr. Budnick is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed her residency training at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She subsequently served as Associate Program Director […]

Vanessa Loukas 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 Vanessa Loukas, MSN, FNP-C, CARN-AP has won Provider of the Year for Medicine! Here are what colleagues had to say about Vanessa Loukas in their nominations: “In many ways Vanessa […]

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 first responders during times […]

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 difficult to select awardees from […]

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 years and a unit […]

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 research at the GenderCare […]

Welcome Michael Fischer, MD, MS – New Chief, SGIM

On October 11, 2021, Michael Fischer, MD, MS will be the new Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine. He is a primary care physician and health services researcher with expertise in developing and evaluating interventions to increase the use of evidence-based medical practices. Dr. Fischer […]

Appointments and Promotions

Congrats to all GIM Faculty who received appointments/promotions this year: Instructor to Assistant Professor: Antoneita Camara, NP Cherisse Carlo, NP Teresa Cheng, MD Jillian Comeau, PA Kimberly Cook, NP Gertha Dabady, DNP Alexa Diranian, PA Patricia Dominique, NP Aisling Flanagan-Hickey, NP Amy Fitzpatrick, MD Cleo Ferraro, NP Jason Fox, NP Radha Govindraj, MD Aysha Gueye, […]

A GIM Giant – Dr. Chava Chapman

Chava Chapman is retiring after 48 years at BMC. Starting as a Fellow at Boston City Hospital in 1973 and serving our patient population since then. Chava, thank you for your service. You will be missed! A message from Chava Chapman, MD: Dear GIM Colleagues, Thank you for 40 + years of friendship and camaraderie. […]