Last Name

Benjamin S. Siegel, MD

InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionAmbulatory Care Services
Address850 Harrison Ave
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-5940
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-3572-2575
Other Positions
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DivisionGeneral Psychiatry

TitleActive Staff Hospital Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Awards and Honors

1981Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel,: Dozor Honorary Visiting Professor, Primary Care (Pediatrics),
1982Boston University School: Stanley Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching,
1983Boston University College of Liberal Arts: Collegium of Distinguished Alumni Award,
1992Greater Boston Association For Retarded Citizens: Community Service Award,
2003Boston Medical Center: Nourishing the Future, Breastfeeding Center Award
2003-2007Best Doctors in America
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Primary Care, Psychosocial issues, medical education and research, medical ethics

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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  1. Arthur H Fierman, Andrew F Beck, Esther K Chung, Megan M Tschudy; Tumaini R Coker,;Kamila B Mistry, Benjamin Siegel, Lisa J Chamberlain, Kathleen Conroy, Steven G Federico, Patricia J Flanagan, Arvin Garg, Benjamin A Gitterman, Aimee M Grace, Rachel Gross, Michael K Hole, Perri Klass, Colleen A Kraft Alice A Kuo, Gena Lewis, Katherine S Lobach, Dayna Long, Christine T Ma, Mary Jo Messito, Dipesh Navsaria, Kimberly D Northrip, Cynthia Osman,; Matthew D Sadof, Adam Schickedanz, Joanne E Cox. . Redesigning Health Care Practices to Address Childhood Poverty. Academic Pediatrics 2016;16:S136-146. 2016.
  2. Esther K.Chung, Benjamin S.Siegel, Arvin Garg, Kathleen Conroy Rachel S.Gross, Dayna A.Long, Gena Lewis, Cynthia J.Osman Mary JoMessito, Roy Wade Jr,. ShonnaYin, Joanne Cox, and Arthur H.Fierman, . Screening for Social Determinants of Health Among Children and Families Living in Poverty: A Guide for Clinicians. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 2016;46:135-153. 2016.
  3. Siegel BS, Davis BE. Health and mental health needs of children in US military families. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e2002-15. PMID: 23713100.
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  4. Siegel, BS Perrin EC. and the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on the Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. . Policy Statement: Promoting the Well-Being of Children Whose Parents Are Gay or Lesbian. Pediatrics 2013;131:827-830. 2013.
  5. Perrin EC Siegel BS. and the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on the Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health. Technical Report: Promoting the Well-Being of Children Whose Parents Are Gay or Lesbian. Pediatrics 2013;131:e1374-e1383. Pediatrics. 2013.
  6. Hanson J, Siegel B, Vestermark K, . . Parents as Medical Educators. Pediatrics Annals 2011;40:605-609. 2011.
  7. Earls MF. Incorporating recognition and management of perinatal and postpartum depression into pediatric practice. Pediatrics. 2010 Nov; 126(5):1032-9. PMID: 20974776.
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  8. Siegel B, Chan C, Willies-Jacobo L, Stein MT. Culture clash: a missed opportunity. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 31(3 Suppl):S96-9. PMID: 20414088.
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  9. Alford D , Jackson A, Liebschutz J, Siegel B, . Prescription Drug Abuse: An Introduction. MedEdPORTAL; 2010. Available from: 2010.
  10. Cohen GJ. The prenatal visit. Pediatrics. 2009 Oct; 124(4):1227-32. PMID: 19786458.
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  11. Policy statement--The future of pediatrics: mental health competencies for pediatric primary care. Pediatrics. 2009 Jul; 124(1):410-21. PMID: 19564328.
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  12. Siegel B, Chan C, Willies-Jacobo L, Stein MT. Culture clash: a missed opportunity. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2009 Apr; 30(2):154-7. PMID: 19363368.
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  13. Berman, N. Fall, L. Smith, S. Levine, D. Maloney, C. Potts, M. Siegel, B. Foster-Johnson, L. . Integration Strategies for Using Virtual Patients in Clinical Clerkships. Acad. Med. 2009;84:942-949. 2009.
  14. Felts AS, Siegel BS, Young SM, Moth CW, Lybrand TP, Dannenberg AJ, Marnett LJ, Subbaramaiah K. Sulindac derivatives that activate the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma but lack cyclooxygenase inhibition. J Med Chem. 2008 Aug 28; 51(16):4911-9. PMID: 18665581.
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  15. Siegel B. Parents as teachers and evaluators of medical student professionalism. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 May-Jun; 7(3):203-4. PMID: 17512878.
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  16. Brooks KR, Siegel B, Lash TL, Geller AC, Fitzgerald A, Tracy C, Prout MN. Validating medical students' self-report of smoking-related communication skills and educational experiences. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Mar-Apr; 7(2):187-91. PMID: 17368415.
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  17. Chartrand MM, Siegel B. At war in Iraq and Afghanistan: children in US military families. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Jan-Feb; 7(1):1-2. PMID: 17261472.
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  18. Geller AC, Lash TL, Siegel B, Annas GD, Prout MN. The primary care pediatrician's influence on medical student's performance of smoking assessments and counseling. Prev Med. 2005 Jul; 41(1):47-52. PMID: 15916992.
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  19. Siegel BS. A view from the residents: effective preceptor role modeling is in. Ambul Pediatr. 2004 Jan-Feb; 4(1):2-3. PMID: 14731101.
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  20. Siegel, B, and Milunsky, J. . When Should the Possibility of a Genetic Disorder Cross Your Radar Screen Contemporary Pediatrics 2004;21:30-45. 2004.
  21. Geller AC, Prout MN, Miller DR, Siegel B, Sun T, Ockene J, Koh HK. Evaluation of a cancer prevention and detection curriculum for medical students. Prev Med. 2002 Jul; 35(1):78-86. PMID: 12079444.
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  22. Siegel B, Tenenbaum AJ, Jamanka A, Barnes L, Hubbard C, Zuckerman B. Faculty and resident attitudes about spirituality and religion in the provision of pediatric health care. Ambul Pediatr. 2002 Jan-Feb; 2(1):5-10. PMID: 11888430.
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  23. Greenberg, L. and Siegel, B. . Commentary on the Brief Report “Pediatric Jeopardy May Increase Residents’ Medical Reading” Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2002;2:4. 2002.
  24. Siegel BS, Greenberg LW. Effective evaluation of residency education: how do we know it when we see it? Pediatrics. 2000 Apr; 105(4 Pt 2):964-5. PMID: 10742356.
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  25. Greenberg. L and Siegel, B. . A commentary on Publication in Pediatric Education in the Journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. Pediatrics. Supl. 1999;103:A13. 1999.
  26. Andrew, N., Siegel, B., Politch, L., and Coulter, D. . Teaching Medical Students about Children with Developmental Disabilities. Amb. Child Health, 1998;4:307-316. 1998.
  27. Kaplan, C., Siegel, B., Madall, J., and Epstein, R. Communication and the Medical Interview. Strategies for Learning and Teaching. Jo. Gen Int. Med. 1997; 12:S49-55.
  28. Katz, A., Siegel, B., and Rappo, P. . Reflections from a Collaborative Pediatric Mentorship Program: Building A Community of Resources Amb. Child Health. 1997;3:101-112. 1997.
  29. Payne, S.M., Donahue, C., Rappo, P., McNamara, J.J., Bass, J., First, L., Kulig, J., Palfrey, S., Siegel, B., and Homer, C. . "Variations in Pediatric Pneumonia and Bronchitis/Asthma Admission Rates." Arch. Pediatr. Adolesc. Med. 1995;149:162. . 1995.
  30. Alpert, J.J., Bauchner, H., Pelton, S.I., Siegel, B., Levenson, S, and Vinci, R. Career Choice in One General Pediatric Title VII-Supported Residency." Arch. Pediatr. Adolesc. Med. 1995;149:1019. 1995.
  31. Lemon, M., Greer, T. and Siegel, B. . . "Implementation Issues in Generalist Education". Jo. Gen. Int. Med. 1994;4 (Suppl.1) S98. . 1994.
  32. Meyers A, Siegel B, Vinci R. Economic barriers to the use of oral rehydration therapy. A case report. JAMA. 1991 Apr 3; 265(13):1724-5. PMID: 2002575.
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  33. Milunsky JM, Lee VW, Siegel BS, Milunsky A. Agenesis or hypoplasia of major salivary and lacrimal glands. Am J Med Genet. 1990 Nov; 37(3):371-4. PMID: 2260568.
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  34. Sahler OJ, Lysaught JP, Greenberg LW, Siegel BS, Caplan SE, Nelson KG. A survey of undergraduate pediatric education. Progress in the 1980s? Am J Dis Child. 1988 May; 142(5):519-23. PMID: 3358392.
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  35. Siegel, B. . Helping Children Cope with Death. 1985.
  36. Siegel, B. . Counseling and Health Screening for Children Entering Sports and Physical Exercise. The Nurse Practitioner: American Journal of Primary Health Care, 1985;10:11. 1985.
  37. Siegel, B. . Therapeutic Benefits of Psychosocial Evaluations by Primary Care Physicians. Physician and Patient, 1984;3:50. 1984.
  38. Novack, A., Stillman, P., Nelson, K., Gordon, B., Siegel, B., Greenberg, L Helwig, F. . Educational Guidelines for Training in General Ambulatory Pediatrics. Ambulatory Pediatric Association. 1984. 1984.
  39. Earls, F., and Siegel, B. Precocious Fathers (A Review of Issues of Adolescent Fatherhood). American Journal Orthopsychiatry, 1980;50:469. 1980.
  40. Siegel, B.S. and Donnelly, J. Enriching Personal and Professional Development. The Experience of a Support Group for Interns. Journal of Medical Education. 1978; 53:908-914.
  41. Siegel, B.S. . Recent Advances in the Development of the Primary Care Team. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 1974;21:341. 1974.
  42. Burg, F., Lin-Fu, J., Chisholm, J.J., Sachs, H.K., and Siegel, B.S. . The Surgeon General's Policy Statement: Medical Aspects of Childhood Lead Poisoning. Pediatrics. 1971; 48:464.
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