Teresa M. Cheng, MD, MSc
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Stony Brook University
MD, State University of New York at Stony Brook
MSc, Boston University School of Public Health

Dr. Teresa M. Cheng joined the faculty of the Section of General Internal Medicine at the Boston University Medical Campus in 2010. Previously, she spent 13 years as an internist and provider manager in an under-served community health center. Dr. Cheng completed a Master of Science in the Boston University School of Public Health and the general medicine fellowship in 2009. Her interests include medical education and women's health. Since joining the faculty, she has spearheaded several initiatives to improve curriculum in patient centered care which is now an integral part of the medicine clerkship. She is current course director for the academic half day in the Internal Medicine Residency Program and has brought many innovations in teaching and curriculum to the course, including new curriculum in simulation training, EBM teaching, health care systems. Since 2013, she has been a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Exam Committee developing test questions and collaborating with relevant groups to discuss policies and procedures. Additionally, she is an active mentor of medical students, residents and junior faculty in the areas of medical education and scholarship.

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  1. Cheng T, D'Amico S, Luo M, Lestoquoy AS, Yinusa-Nyahkoon L, Laird LD, Gardiner PM. Health Disparities in Access to Nonpharmacologic Therapies in an Urban Community. J Altern Complement Med. 2019 Jan; 25(1):48-60.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30234363
  2. Berz JPB, Cheng T, Quintiliani LM. Milestones-based direct observation tools in internal medicine resident continuity clinic. BMC Med Educ. 2017 Dec 04; 17(1):240.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29202742; PMCID: PMC5715641; DOI: 10.1186/s12909-017-1077-y;
  3. Cheng TM, Freund KM, Winter M, Orlander JD. Limited adoption of current guidelines for clinical breast examination by primary care physician educators. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Jan; 24(1):11-6; quiz 16-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25405388; DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2014.4772;

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