Christian Arbelaez, MD, MPH, is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Arbelaez is an innovative leader and global expert in emergency care delivery systems and public health who focuses on improving access to care and health outcomes of vulnerable populations. Throughout his career, he has participated in several domestic and international volunteer relief efforts and has been awarded many prestigious teaching and leadership awards. Dr. Arbelaez received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He also earned a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and completed the Hispanic Mid-Career Executive Leadership Fellowship from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service Leadership Center.
  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Clinical innovation in the ED, physician leadership development, workforce diversity

  • Primary Location

    1 Boston Medical Center Pl
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Administrative Title

    Chair of Emergency Medicine, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2000-2004
  • Education

    University of Texas Medical Branch, 2000
  • Board Certifications

    Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine