Laura N. Goldman, MD
Clinical Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Family Medicine

MD, Rutgers University–Camden
BA, Franklin & Marshall College

Dr. Goldman graduated from the Brown University Program in Family Medicine. She trained as a Faculty Scholar at the Boston University Center of Excellence in Geriatrics and at the Stanford Faculty Development Center. She came to Boston University Family Medicine in 1998, and has been core faculty in the Medical Education and Residency Programs; serving as assistant residency director; teaching and writing curriculum. Dr. Goldman is the Director of Recruitment and the Chair of the Standing Leadership Search Committee, which seeks to ensure equity and inclusion in departmental leadership. She is the deputy director of the Global Health Collaborative and the Director of Geriatrics in the Department of Family Medicine. She leads the “Strengthening Primary Care in Cambodia” project, which has contributed to medical education reform in Cambodia since 2014 through a close collaboration with the University of Health Sciences and the Ministry of Health. She has also worked to strengthen primary care health systems in Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. Her research interests are medical education, geriatrics, and global health. Dr. Goldman practices Family Medicine at South Boston Community Health Center.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Through Dr.Goldman’s work as Chair of the Standing Leadership Search Committee, departmental leadership positions are filled following a rigorous process designed to reduce biases. The goal is to create leaders that reflect the diversity of the faculty.

South Boston Community Health Center

Strengthening Primary Care in Cambodia through Curriculum Development for UHS Cambodia School of Medicine
01/01/2022 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
Global Health through Education, Training and Service

Strengthening Primary Care training in Cambodia through Development of Strategic Partnership
07/10/2015 - 07/31/2017 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Jeffrey F. Markuns, MD
Global Health through Education, Training and Service


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  1. Lim S, Cheab S, Goldman LN, Ith P, Bounchan Y. The past, present and future of medical education in Cambodia. Med Teach. 2024 Jun; 46(6):842-848. PMID: 38493077
  2. Khim K, Goldman LN, Shaw K, Markuns JF, Saphonn V. Assessment of dual practice among physicians in Cambodia. Hum Resour Health. 2020 03 12; 18(1):18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32164727; PMCID: PMC7068863; DOI: 10.1186/s12960-020-0461-6;
  3. Qu J, Goldman LN, Wilkinson JE. Effect of Patients' Life Stories in Bringing Meaning to Nursing Home Care. PRiMER. 2019; 3:11. PMID: 32537582; PMCID: PMC7205097; DOI: 10.22454/PRiMER.2019.181832;
  4. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18979260
  5. Levine SA, Chao SH, Brett B, Jackson AH, Burrows AB, Goldman LN, Caruso LB. Chief resident immersion training in the care of older adults: an innovative interspecialty education and leadership intervention. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jun; 56(6):1140-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18410320; DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01710.x;

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