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

Carl Streed

Doctors Come Out Against Gay Conversion Therapy

U.S. News & World Report – August 8, 2019

Dr. Carl Streed Jr., a primary care physician that treats patients in BMC's Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery advocates against conversion therapy and the short and long-term harms that it can cause.

Three Hospitals Team Up on $3M Plan to Help Low-Income Families Pay the Rent

Boston Globe – August 6, 2019

BMC, Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, have committed $3 million to fund housing programs through grants and community organizations. Dr. Megan Sandel, a pediatrician and associate director of BMC's Grow Clinic speaks to the impact that this will make to the overall health of low-income families, with housing security being an important social determinant of health.

A Boston Hospital With a Farm on its Roof Seeks to Inspire Others

Reuters – July 25, 2019

BMC's rooftop farm is inspiring others through the benefits that it provides to the hospital, patients, community, and environment.

Chairman’s File: Podcast – Driving Value by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

American Hospital Association (AHA) – July 22, 2019

President & CEO Kate Walsh speaks with the AHA Chairman, Brian Gragnolati, sharing her belief that most hospitals and health systems have the capability to improve value, enhance outcomes and the patient experience by addressing social determinants of health.

The Secondhand Harms of Drinking Impact 1 in 5 Adults, Study Says

CNN Health – July 1, 2019

Dr. Tim Naimi, a physician and alcohol epidemiologist at BMC, spoke about the prevalence of secondhand effects of drinking and the need for new methods of intervention.

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