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Katherine Boyle

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Dr. Katherine Boyle is a clinical instructor in Emergency Medicine and a medical toxicologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School.  Her interests are in the primary prevention of opioid abuse and opioid mortality reduction.  Follow her on twitter at @klboyle9.

Taking Harvard Macy Back Home: From Project Proposal to Getting the Grant

The Harvard Macy Program for Postgraduate Trainees: Future Academic Clinician-Educators was a pivotal experience in my professional development. I participated in the program while I was as a first year fellow-in-training in medical toxicology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. At the time, I was a recent graduate of an emergency medicine residency where I had served as a chief resident and was embarking on a career in clinical research. As a fellow-in-training, I also functioned as an emergency medicine attending at the large academic medical center.  As such, I was teaching medical students and residents on a daily basis but had never received any formal training in education myself.

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