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Recent Academic News

  Sept. 13, 2021: NPR program All Things Considered showcased efforts of CHA internal medicine residents to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates. Resident physicians Lily Gage, MD, and Preston Williams, MD, and supervising ICU physician Lakshman Swamy, MD, detailed the team's work to identify unvaccinated primary care patients and call them with a personal appeal to get vaccinated. The story ran on dozens of NPR stations around the country.

  July 26, 2021: CHA research, pubished in the journal Health Equity, found wide variation in gains in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act for Black, Hispanic and low-income Americans. While the best performing states were able to reduce rates of uninsurance among Black, Hispanic and low-income adults by approximately 60%, the worst performing states reduced uninsurance by less than 10%, a six-fold difference. 

  July 6, 2021: CHA research, published in the journal Health Affairs, shows that Spanish-speakers receive about one third less care than other Americans, and key language-based gaps have widened over the past two decades.

  June 2, 2021: CHA Family Medicine faculty publish a timely article on providing group based opioid treatment (t-GBOT) using telehealth during the pandemic.

  May 25, 2021: Chairman and Chief of Psychiatry, Phillip Wang, MD, DrPH, named Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

  Mar. 11, 2021: CHA Surgeon Dr. Arundhati Ghosh receives A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School.

  Mar. 1, 2021: Dr. Caitlin D'Agata named Director of the Tufts Family Medicine Residency Program

  Feb. 2, 2021: CHA faculty have multiple articles in the journal Academic Psychiatry in a special issue on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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