Michael Fischer, MD, MS is Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center / Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He is a primary care physician and health services researcher with expertise in developing and evaluating interventions to increase the use of evidence-based medical practices. Dr. Fischer began his career at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, conducting research evaluating medication adherence; the appropriate use of prescription drugs; dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices; prescription drug reimbursement policy; and the impact of electronic prescribing. He is the Director of the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (www.NaRCAD.org), an initiative supported by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist organizations implementing interventions to improve health care quality and patient outcomes.
  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Improving Healthcare Quality and Patient Outcomes

  • Administrative Title

    Chief of the Section of General Internal Medicine,

  • Education

    Medicine, MD, Yale University School of Medicine, 1997