Last Name

Eric J. Hardt, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
Address72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-6100
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-8925-8723
Other Positions
TitleActive Staff Hospital Privileges
InstitutionBoston Medical Center

 Awards and Honors

2010NBCMI: Board of Directors of the National Board for Certification of Medical
2011Boston Magazine: Boston's Best Doctors, Geriatrics
2011International Medical Interpreters' Association: Provider of the Year
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
I have over 25 years of experience in matters related to language barriers and medical interpretation including research issues, training, policy, program development, and clinical work. I am also an active teacher in the areas of cultural competency, end-of-life care, and geriatric clinical care.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • cultural competency
  • health care disparities
  • language barriers
  • medical interpretation
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. Mostow C, Crosson J, Gordon S, Chapman S, Hardt E, James T, Gonzalez P. R-E-S-P-E-C-T: physician-patient communication. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Aug; 29(8):1097. PMID: 24841556.
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  2. Oates DJ, Kornetsky D, Winter MR, Silliman RA, Caruso LB, Sharbaugh ME, Hardt EJ, Parker VA. Minimizing geriatric rehospitalizations: a successful model. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb; 28(1):8-15. PMID: 22684011.
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  3. Eric J. Hardt, MD and Kate Mewhinney, JD. Poverty, Health, and Law: Readings and Cases for Medical-Legal Partnership. Chapter 14: Elders and Their Caregivers. Carolina Academic Press. Durham, North Carolina. 2011; 481-526.
  4. Mostow C, Crosson J, Gordon S, Chapman S, Gonzalez P, Hardt E, Delgado L, James T, David M. Treating and precepting with RESPECT: a relational model addressing race, ethnicity, and culture in medical training. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May; 25 Suppl 2:S146-54. PMID: 20352510.
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  5. Oates DJ, Norton LE, Russell ML, Chao SH, Hardt EJ, Brett B, Kimball P, Levine SA. Multisite geriatrics clerkship for fourth-year medical students: a successful model for teaching the Association of American Medical Colleges' core competencies. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Oct; 57(10):1917-24. PMID: 19807792.
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  6. Grace PJ, Hardt EJ. When a patient refuses assistance. Am J Nurs. 2008 Aug; 108(8):36-8. PMID: 18664757.
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  7. Allensworth-Davies D, Leigh J, Pukstas K, Geron SM, Hardt E, Brandeis G, Engle RL, Parker VA. Country of origin and racio-ethnicity: are there differences in perceived organizational cultural competency and job satisfaction among nursing assistants in long-term care? Health Care Manage Rev. 2007 Oct-Dec; 32(4):321-9. PMID: 18075441.
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  8. Hardt E, Jacobs EA, Chen A. Insights into the problems that language barriers may pose for the medical interview. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Dec; 21(12):1357-8. PMID: 16995888.
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  9. Flores G, Laws MB, Mayo SJ, Zuckerman B, Abreu M, Medina L, Hardt EJ. Errors in medical interpretation and their potential clinical consequences in pediatric encounters. Pediatrics. 2003 Jan; 111(1):6-14. PMID: 12509547.
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  10. Bernstein J, Bernstein E, Dave A, Hardt E, James T, Linden J, Mitchell P, Oishi T, Safi C. Trained medical interpreters in the emergency department: effects on services, subsequent charges, and follow-up. J Immigr Health. 2002 Oct; 4(4):171-6. PMID: 16228770.
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  11. Frayne SM, Burns RB, Hardt EJ, Rosen AK, Moskowitz MA. The exclusion of non-English-speaking persons from research. J Gen Intern Med. 1996 Jan; 11(1):39-43. PMID: 8691285.
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  12. Noble J, Bithoney W, MacDonald P, Thane M, Dickinson J, Guyatt G, Bauchner H, Hardt E, Heffernan J, Eskew A. The core content of a generalist curriculum for general internal medicine, family practice, and pediatrics. J Gen Intern Med. 1994 Apr; 9(4 Suppl 1):S31-42. PMID: 8014741.
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  13. Hardt EJ. Interpreter services. A mandate to meet the challenge. Disch Plann Update. 1992 May-Jun; 12(3):5-8. PMID: 10118296.
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  14. Bridger L, Koh HK, Smiddy M, Hardt E, Harawi S. Giant pilomatrix carcinoma: report and review of the literature. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1990 Nov; 23(5 Pt 2):985-8. PMID: 2229541.
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