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Dr. Israel has been practicing Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology for over 30 years and has been named Best Of Bostonduring many of those years. In keeping with MGH's mission, her academic interest focuses on the quality of the care given to patients, especially those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. .
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Dr. Israel was born and bred in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from Brooklyn College with a BS in chemistry, Phi Beta Kappa, she attended John Hopkins Universty Medical Schoo,l obtaining her MD in 1979 and hnored by Alpha Omega Llpha Honor Society. She did her residency training in Pediatrics at Hopkins and Columbia Univerity in the City of New York, becoming board certified in Pediatrics. She then came up to Boston, to Massachusetts General Hospital, to train as a Pediatric Gastroenterologist where she has served on staff since 1985 and has been continuously board certified. Dr. Israel has served in many roles at Mass General. Presently she is the Associate Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and the Quality Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. She has been instrumental in bringing Family-Centered bedside rounding to the inpatient service at Mass General, and elevating the profile of quality improvement and patient safety throughout pediatrics.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
MGH Hotline 10.02.09 Encouraging the active participation of patients in their own health care is an important component of patient safety.
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