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Congratulations to Dr. Rob Saper for being the guest editor of the Medical Clinics of North America in the September 2017 issue that was recently released online and the hard copy is coming soon!

The Medical Clinics of North America September 2017 issue is completely dedicated to Complementary & Integrative Medicine was recently released online and the hard copy of the issue (book form) is coming out soon.  Dr. Saper was the guest editor for the issue.  There are 11 review papers covering the state of the science for integrative medicine in a variety of areas: mental health, insomnia, neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease, respiratory conditions, gastroenterology, Women’s Health, Oncology, Pain Management, Geriatric and Palliative care, and Pursuit of the Fourth Aim in Health Care: the Joy of Practice. Dr. Katherine Gergen Barnett of BMC/BUSM authored the Fourth Aim paper and Dr. Paula Gardiner was a co-author on the insomnia paper.  The authors of the other papers are all from highly regarded academic health centers throughout the U.S. and all members of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, of which we are institutional members.




Family Physician Named as new BUSM Dean of Admissions!

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kristen H. Goodell, MD, as Assistant Dean for Admissions at BUSM, effective Sept. 5. Dr. Goodell will become Associate Dean of Admissions upon Dr. Robert Witzberg’s previously announced retirement (after 16 years in that role) on June 30, 2018.


In addition to her role in Admissions, Dr. Goodell will be an Assistant Professor of family medicine and an attending physician in family medicine at Boston Medical Center.”


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BU Family Residents at recent retreat at the Manasseh House