Teresa Cheng, MD
Dr. Cheng earned her medical degree at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. She did her internal medicine residency at Boston University (BU) /Boston Medical Center. After working in primary care and clinic administration in a federally qualified community health center, she did a fellowship in general internal medicine and a Master of Science in health services at Boston University with tracks in medical education and women's health.
Following her fellowship, she held several educational leadership positions in BU and brought many innovations in teaching and curriculum, including new curriculum in simulation training, EBM teaching and health care systems. In addition, she is an active mentor of medical students, residents and junior faculty in the areas of medical education and scholarship and received in 2016 the Department of Medicine teaching award and in 2017 the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Regional award for excellence in medical education.
From 2013 to 2020, she was a member of the national American Board of Internal Medicine Exam Committee. Since 2020, she has been appointed to the ABIM test approval committee.
She is also actively involved with national and regional SGIM at the leadership level. Dr. Cheng has strong interest in mentorship and Asian American Pacific Islander issues and is currently faculty advisor for the UCSF chapter of Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)
Honors and Awards
- Excellence as Clinician Educator, Society of General Internal Medicine - New England Region, 2017
- Excellence in Teaching, Boston University Dept of Medicine, 2016
Berz JPB, Cheng T, Quintiliani LM. Milestones-based direct observation tools in internal medicine resident continuity clinic. BMC medical education 2017. PMID: 29202742
Cheng TM, Freund KM, Winter M, Orlander JD. Limited adoption of current guidelines for clinical breast examination by primary care physician educators. Journal of women's health (2002) 2014. PMID: 25405388