Miriam Hoffman-Kleiner, MD
Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner is the director of the Family Medicine Clerkship at Boston University School of Medicine. At the medical school, she is involved in curriculum development, clinical teaching, educational research, and is involved with multiple committees. She also has a focus on faculty development, specifically with respect to training physicians in clinical teaching skills. Her outpatient practice is with the Family Medicine group at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, where she has been in practice since the group was opened in 2003. She speaks Spanish, and has many Spanish speaking patients at East Boston. Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner joined the faculty from New York, where she completed her Family Medicine residency at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. There, she served as chief resident and won Columbia’s first STFM Resident Teacher of the Year Award. She studied English and Humanities at Johns Hopkins University as an undergraduate, and then went on to Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner’s interests also include women’s health and reproductive rights, Narrative Medicine, maternal-child health, and inner-city medicine. She enjoys hiking, singing, and the New York Yankees, but most of all spending time with her husband, Steven, and daughters, Shoshana and Elisheva, and soon to be third child.