Christopher S. Manasseh, MBBS
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Family Medicine

MBBS, Kilpauk Medical College

Dr. Manasseh is currently the Vice Chair of Family Medicine Inpatient and Hospital Services. He joined the department of Family Medicine in 2001. He graduated from the Kilpauk Medical College of the University of Madras, India and then completed his family medicine residency training at In His Image Family Practice Program at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1997. Chris completed the Duke University National Faculty Development Workshop series from 1997-1999. He served as the Inpatient Associate Director at a 550 bed tertiary care hospital in North Carolina between 1997 and 2001, where he received the teacher of the year award from the family practice residents three out of the four years he was there. Chris has also received the 'Teacher of the year award' from Boston University Family Medicine Residency six times over the last 15 years.
Chris is currently certified in BLS and was previously certified in ACLS, PALS, ATLS, and ALSO. Dr. Manasseh has developed a series of lectures appropriate to the care of hospitalized patients. He designed and implemented the inpatient medicine curriculum for the family medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center - creating teaching templates, presentations for the top 20 most common inpatient diagnoses and initiating the ongoing weekly teaching conferences.

Associate Chief Medical Officer
Boston Medical Center
Inpatient Operations

Vice Chair
Boston Medical Center
Family Medicine
Inpatient and Hospital Services

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  1. Austad K, Barnett KG, Manasseh C. Family Medicine's Critical Role in Building and Sustaining the Future of Hospital Medicine. Fam Med. 2021 07; 53(7):520-523.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34289497
  2. Cancino RS, Manasseh C, Kwong L, Mitchell SE, Martin J, Jack BW. Project RED Impacts Patient Experience. J Patient Exp. 2017 Dec; 4(4):185-190.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29276765; PMCID: PMC5734517; DOI: 10.1177/2374373517714454;
  3. Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, Greenwald JL, Sanchez GM, Johnson AE, Forsythe SR, O'Donnell JK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Manasseh C, Martin S, Culpepper L. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Feb 3; 150(3):178-87.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19189907; PMCID: PMC2738592
  4. Awwad ST, Manasseh C, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, Verity S, Mootha V, McCulley JP. Intraocular lens power calculation after myopic laser in situ keratomileusis: Estimating the corneal refractive power. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008 Jul; 34(7):1070-6. PMID: 18571071; DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2008.03.020;
  5. Kartha A, Anthony D, Manasseh CS, Greenwald JL, Chetty VK, Burgess JF, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Depression is a risk factor for rehospitalization in medical inpatients. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2007; 9(4):256-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17934548; PMCID: PMC2018837; DOI: 10.4088/pcc.v09n0401;

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2017 Boston Medical Center: Schwartz center honor for compassionate healthcare
2015 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
2014 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
2011 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
2006 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
2004 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
2002 Boston University Family Medicine Residency: Teacher of the year award
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Family practice

I will be delighted to advise and mentor students, residents and faculty who are interested in learning how to achieve work-life balance as well as for those who want to be outstanding clinical educators.I have developed and presented more than 150 noon conferences and lectures on a whole range of topics pertaining to the care of the chronically ill and the hospitalized patient. I have a strong passion for teaching and have found innovative ways to keep the learners engaged and be active in their clinical education and acquisition of skills.

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