Richard Saitz, MD, Internal Medicine, Boston, MA, Boston Medical Center

RichardSaitzMD

Internal Medicine Boston, MA

Professor, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1993
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1991
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1989 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • Fellow (FASAM) American Society of Addiction Medicine

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Screening for Unhealthy Drug Use  
    Richard Saitz, MD, JAMA
  • Screening for Unhealthy Alcohol Use  
    Richard Saitz, MD, JAMA Psychiatry

Other

Authored Content

  • Screening for Unhealthy Drug UseJune 2020
  • Being Explicit About Decisions: Prescribe Medications for Opioid Use Disorder on the Basis of Proven Effectiveness, Not BeliefsDecember 2018

Press Mentions

  • Publishing Scientific Studies During a Pandemic: Can We Trust the Process?
    Publishing Scientific Studies During a Pandemic: Can We Trust the Process?October 31st, 2020
  • Brief Intervention Could Keep Lower-Risk Drug Use from Becoming Riskier: BU Study
    Brief Intervention Could Keep Lower-Risk Drug Use from Becoming Riskier: BU StudyMay 11th, 2020
  • COVID-19 Prompts ‘Lifesaving’ Policy Change for Opioid Addiction
    COVID-19 Prompts ‘Lifesaving’ Policy Change for Opioid AddictionMarch 20th, 2020
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Grant Support

  • Screening And Brief Intervention (SBI) Implementation And SustainabilityNational Institute On Drug Abuse2011
  • Alcohol Sbi Research ConferenceNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2011
  • Addressing Alcohol/Hiv Consequences In Substance Dependence - Boston Arch CohortNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2011
  • Efficacy/Effectiveness Of Unhealthy Drug Use Screening/Brief Intervention ModelsNational Institute On Drug Abuse2008–2011
  • Linkage Of Alcohol Abusers To Primary CareNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2005–2009
  • The Addiction Health Evaluation And Disease Management Study (AHEAD)National Center For Research Resources2007
  • Pilot--Use Of Web-Based Screening / Interactive CounselNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2004–2005
  • Hospital-Based Brief Intervention For Alcohol ProblemsNational Center For Research Resources2004–2005
  • Alcohol Clinical Training (ACT) ProjectNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2002–2004
  • Hospital-Based Brief Intervention For Alcohol ProblemsNational Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism2000–2004

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations