Gina M. Lopez, MD, MPH, is an emergency medicine physician at Boston Medical Center (BMC). She is also an assistant professor of emergency medicine and the director of Workplace Safety at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Lopez is dedicated to creating an equitable and safe clinical environment. She works with nursing and public safety colleagues to review incidents of workplace violence and lead policy implementation related to the highest safety risk populations in the emergency department. She is active on committees which review restraint use and public safety flags and also works to minimize bias and charged language associated with behavioral health. Additionally, she supervises medical students and residents in the emergency department promoting trauma informed care and awareness of implicit biases. Dr. Lopez also leads a multidisciplinary group that establishes customized care plans for patients with challenging behavioral health histories including self-harm or violence in the hospital.
  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Trauma informed care, complex care delivery, workplace safety

  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

  • Residency

    Emergency Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 2007-2010
  • Education

    Albany Medical College, 2006
  • Board Certifications

    Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Research Interests

    Health equity, minimizing bias, de-escalation, workplace violence prevention