Karen Kelly, MD
Dr. Karen Kelly is a Family Medicine Physician and the course director of the Integrated Problems I and II Course at Boston University School of Medicine. At the medical school, she is involved in clinical teaching, curriculum development, and sits on multiple committees including the Medical Education Committee and the Disciplinary Committee. Her outpatient practice is in the Family Medicine Department at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. Her clinical interests include women’s health, mental health, and office procedures. Dr. Kelly joined the faculty from Washington, DC, where she completed her Family Medicine residency at the Georgetown University/Providence Hospital Family Medicine Residency. There she served as chief resident and also held multiple teaching roles at the medical school. She studied Psychology at Connecticut College as an undergraduate before working at Massachusetts General Hospital as the program coordinator of the Depression Clinical and Research Program, where she published multiple posters and papers as well as took part in grant writing and training of physicians for involvement in clinical trials. After that, Dr. Kelly went on to Georgetown Medical School. Her interests also include evidence-based medicine, professionalism, medical education, and urban medicine. She enjoys living and playing in Boston as well as international travel.