News Release

BU doc selected as new board member of the American Board of Family Medicine

Grant and Award Announcement

Boston University School of Medicine

Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-358-7838,

(Boston)-- Stephen A. Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP, chair of the department of family medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, was recently elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Family Medicine.  Wilson, who also is chief of family medicine at Boston Medical Center, will serve a five-year term.

Wilson received his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Mass., and his medical and public health degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine, and a faculty development fellowship, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh. He served as director of medical decision making education for UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency and director of University of Pittsburgh-UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship.

Wilson has published more than 85 peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters, handbooks and letters to the editor. Faculty and students have recognized his teaching and mentoring at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine. He and team members have been recognized for their research and scholarship by American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

He has served on the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry, and on the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in a number of positions including president of its board of directors. Wilson is a member of the AAFP, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors and National Medical Association.

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