Kristen H. Goodell, MD
Associate Dean
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Admissions

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Goodell has served on Harvard Medical School’s Admissions Committee since 2014. She also serves as Director of Medical Education and Co-Director of the Harvard Home for Family Medicine in Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care. In this role, she has developed and implemented educational programs in primary care and family medicine including the creation of new courses at all levels of medical education; from medical students through CME, with a particular focus on clinical skills, information mastery, and interprofessional education. Throughout her career Dr. Goodell has served as a mentor for medical students, particularly during points of career transition, as well as serving as faculty advisor for student organizations and committees. In addition, Dr. Goodell has served as the School Physician for the City of Medford since 2008 and a family physician at Winchester Physician Associates since 2007. Dr. Goodell received her bachelor’s degree from Colby College and her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed a residency in family medicine from the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency Program and a Tufts Master Teacher Fellowship from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Goodell is Chair of the national Council on Graduate Medical Education and Co-Chair of the Leadership Development Task Force of the Council on Academic Family Medicine. She is an ad hoc reviewer for the journals Academic Medicine, Family Medicine and Annals of Family Medicine. Dr. Goodell also served as a faculty consultant on medical education for the USAID-funded Health Advancement in Vietnam, and worked to address the oral health competency gap in primary care training with funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Family Medicine

Attending Physician
Boston Medical Center
Family Medicine

2015 American Academy of Family Physicians: Fellow
2011 Family Medicine Education Consortium: Emerging Leader Award
2002 Tufts-New England Medical Center: Excellence in Clinical Teaching
1998-2001 Joseph Collins Foundation: Joseph Collins Scholarship

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  1. Terregino CA, Saguil A, Price-Johnson T, Anachebe NF, Goodell K. The Diversity and Success of Medical School Applicants With Scores in the Middle Third of the MCAT Score Scale. Acad Med. 2020 03; 95(3):344-350. PMID: 31425186
  2. Coe C, Piggott C, Davis A, Hall MN, Goodell K, Joo P, South-Paul JE. Leadership Pathways in Academic Family Medicine: Focus on Underrepresented Minorities and Women. Fam Med. 2020 02; 52(2):104-111. PMID: 31940426
  3. Chatterjee A, Greif C, Witzburg R, Henault L, Goodell K, Paasche-Orlow MK. US Medical School Applicant Experiences of Bias on the Interview Trail. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2020; 31(1):185-200.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32037326
  4. Nagler A, Ovitsh R, Dumenco L, Whicker S, Engle DL, Goodell K. Communities of Practice in Peer Review: Outlining a Group Review Process. Acad Med. 2019 10; 94(10):1437-1442. PMID: 31135399
  5. Goodell KH, Ticku S, Fazio SB, Riedy CA. Entrustable Professional Activities in Oral Health for Primary Care Providers Based on a Scoping Review. J Dent Educ. 2019 Dec; 83(12):1370-1381. PMID: 31501254
  6. Dwiel K, Hesketh MA, Alpert JL, Cellini J, Goodell K, Phillips RS, Sullivan EE. The Impact of Oral Health Training for Primary Care Clinicians: A Systematic Review. Fam Med. 2019 03; 51(3):251-261. PMID: 30861080
  7. Erlich DR, Cohen-Osher MB, Goodell KH. 'We rise by lifting others': peer support and professional development for women in academic medicine. Educ Prim Care. 2017 09; 28(5):291-294.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28234552; DOI: 10.1080/14739879.2017.1293476;
  8. Dumenco L, Engle DL, Goodell K, Nagler A, Ovitsh RK, Whicker SA. Expanding Group Peer Review: A Proposal for Medical Education Scholarship. Acad Med. 2017 02; 92(2):147-149. PMID: 27680319
  9. Fazio SB, Demasi M, Farren E, Frankl S, Gottlieb B, Hoy J, Johnson A, Kasper J, Lee P, McCarthy C, Miller K, Morris J, O'Hare K, Rosales R, Simmons L, Smith B, Treadway K, Goodell K, Ogur B. Blueprint for an Undergraduate Primary Care Curriculum. Acad Med. 2016 12; 91(12):1628-1637. PMID: 27415445
  10. Cahn PS, Bzowyckyj A, Collins L, Dow A, Goodell K, Johnson AF, Klocko D, Knab M, Parker K, Reeves S, Zierler BK. A design thinking approach to evaluating interprofessional education. J Interprof Care. 2016 May; 30(3):378-80. PMID: 27030030
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