Recent Media Coverage

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

Lee, Won

Doctors race to find, vaccinate vulnerable homebound people

Associated Press – February 19, 2021

Dr. Won Lee, director of BMC’s Home Care Program shares her experience visiting homebound elders in their homes to vaccinate them for COVID-19, highlighting the impact that this program has on patients and their families. 

Coronavirus vaccine site at Mattapan church provides sense of comfort, trust for residents

Boston Herald - February 18, 2021

BMC’s Vice President of Mission, Dr. Thea James shares in the excitement as the Mattapan COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Morning Star Baptist Church begins vaccinating community members.   

Bhadelia, Nahid

Global disparities highlighted by uneven access to COVID vaccines

PBS NewsHour – February 24, 2021

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, BMC’s Special Pathogens Unit medical director and infectious diseases specialist highlights the importance of an equitable vaccine distribution and how access to more vaccines will help achieve this. 


Do I Qualify? Vaccine Confusion For Patients With Multiple Serious Medical Conditions

WBUR – February 18, 2021

Weighing in on the eligibility requirements in Phase 2 of the vaccination rollout in Massachusetts, BMC’s acting hospital epidemiologist, Dr. Cassandra Pierre joins WBUR to explain what the new requirements mean for people waiting to get vaccinated.


Tax credits: the biggest stimulus no one is talking about

CommonWealth Magazine  – February 14, 2021

Highlighting the full benefit of tax credits that families are eligible for, BMC pediatrician, Dr. Lucy Marcil raises awareness for this financial lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic.