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Recent Media Coverage

Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

Dr. Jennifer Tseng Is the First Female Chief of Surgery at a Major Boston Hospital
Boston Magazine, July 20, 2017

Jennifer Tseng, MD, MPH, has been appointed chief of surgery at BMC and chair of the department of surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Tseng is an acclaimed surgical oncologist and gastrointestinal surgeon, whose practice focuses on the upper gastrointestinal tract.

Caution, Not Relief, In Mass. After Senate GOP Leaders Drop Health Care Bill
WBUR, July 19, 2017

BMC President & CEO Kate Walsh spoke with WBUR about the Senate's proposed health care bill, which did not get enough support to pass last week.

Intervention Improves Guideline Adherence, Does Not Decrease Opioid Refills
Healio, July 19, 2017

A new, team-based, primary care model is decreasing prescription opioid use among patients with chronic pain by 40 percent, according to a new study led by Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH, out of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine.

A Ton of Produce: Photos of BMC's Brand New Rooftop Garden
Boston Business Journal, July 18, 2017

The Boston Business Journal recently published some of the latest photos of BMC's rooftop farm, which produced close to 1,800 pounds of produce in June alone.

Boston Medical, Head Start Team Up to Reduce Maternal Depression
Hospitals & Health Networks, July 12, 2017

Boston Medical Center joined forces with the Action for Boston Community Development's Head Start program to reduce and prevent depression in mothers of Head Start students. Michael Silverstein, MD, associate chief medical officer, research and population health, led the program and study, which was published in JAMA Psychiatry. 

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, Appointed Chief/Chair of Surgery at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
July 20, 2017

Team-Based Model Reduces Prescription Opioid Use among Patients with Chronic Pain by 40 Percent, Study Finds
July 17, 2017

Black Light Helps Diagnose Common Skin Problem Found in Pregnant Women
July 17, 2017

Boston Medical Center Grows First Hospital-Based Rooftop Farm in Massachusetts
July 13, 2017

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.