Michael Fischer, MD, MS, is a Professor of General Internal Medicine and the Section Chief of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Department of Medicine and a primary care physician at Boston Medical Center. His research interests include prescription drug reimbursement policy, electronic prescribing, and medication adherence. Dr. Fischer directs the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing, an initiative funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to promote increased use of educational outreach to healthcare providers. Additional research interests include appropriate use of prescription drugs and assessment of complications of prescription drug therapy.
Dr. Fischer attended Harvard College, Yale University School of Medicine, and Harvard School of Public Health, and completed residency training in Primary Care Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He began his career at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics.