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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 […]

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 wonderful partner to […]

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 […]

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 joined the faculty in […]

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 […]

HYPERTENSION: ANOTHER BOOST FOR ARB OVER ACE-I

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 leave comments or view other […]

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 […]