Last Name

Miriam Hoffman, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentFamily Medicine
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-4465
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-1277-8173
 Awards and Honors

2014Boston University School of Medicine: Stanley L. Robbins Award for Excellence in Teaching
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner is the director of the Family Medicine Clerkship at Boston University School of Medicine. At the medical school, she is involved in curriculum development, clinical teaching, educational research, and is involved with multiple committees. She also has a focus on faculty development, specifically with respect to training physicians in clinical teaching skills. Her outpatient practice is with the Family Medicine group at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, where she has been in practice since the group was opened in 2003. She speaks Spanish, and has many Spanish speaking patients at East Boston. Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner joined the faculty from New York, where she completed her Family Medicine residency at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. There, she served as chief resident and won Columbia’s first STFM Resident Teacher of the Year Award. She studied English and Humanities at Johns Hopkins University as an undergraduate, and then went on to Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Hoffman-Kleiner’s interests also include women’s health and reproductive rights, Narrative Medicine, maternal-child health, and inner-city medicine. She enjoys hiking, singing, and the New York Yankees, but most of all spending time with her husband, Steven, and daughters, Shoshana and Elisheva, and soon to be third child.

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  1. Hoffman M, Wilkinson JE, Xu J, Wiecha J. The perceived effects of faculty presence vs. absence on small-group learning and group dynamics: a quasi-experimental study. BMC Med Educ. 2014; 14(1):258.
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  2. Wilkinson JE, Hoffman M, Pierce E, Wiecha J. FaMeS: an innovative pipeline program to foster student interest in family medicine. Fam Med. 2010 Jan; 42(1):28-34.
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  3. Goldman LN, Wiecha J, Hoffman M, Levine SA. Teaching geriatric assessment: use of a hybrid method in a family medicine clerkship. Fam Med. 2008 Nov-Dec; 40(10):721-5.
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  4. Rosenberg L, Hoffman M. Hormone replacement therapy--finally, good data. S Afr Med J. 2004 Jan; 94(1):26-7.
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  5. Shapiro S, Rosenberg L, Hoffman M, Truter H, Cooper D, Rao S, Dent D, Gudgeon A, van Zyl J, Katzenellenbogen J, Baillie R. Risk of breast cancer in relation to the use of injectable progestogen contraceptives and combined estrogen/progestogen contraceptives. Am J Epidemiol. 2000 Feb 15; 151(4):396-403.
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  6. Hoffman MA, Steele G, Yalla S. Acute bacterial endocarditis secondary to prostatic abscess. J Urol. 2000 Jan; 163(1):245.
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  7. Coogan PF, Rosenberg L, Shapiro S, Hoffman M. Lactation and breast carcinoma risk in a South African population. Cancer. 1999 Sep 15; 86(6):982-9.
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