Sigall Bell

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Sigall Bell earned her M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1997, and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA in 2000. After serving as Chief Medical Resident, she studied at the London... More

Dr. Sigall Bell earned her M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1997, and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA in 2000. After serving as Chief Medical Resident, she studied at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and contributed to public health and clinical efforts in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Brazil, Israel, and South Africa. She completed her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2005.

Dr. Bell is active in medical education, with particular interests in the cross-cultural experience of illness and its expression in art and literature, the role of the patient’s voice in medical care, and promoting humanism in the training of physicians. She teaches medical students and residents as a general medicine ward attending, as a lecturer in the residency program ambulatory curriculum, and as a participating instructor in the Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases course at Harvard Medical School.

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Sigall Bell's Presentations

Gel Health 2009 October 2009

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Patients who suffer medical errors get a range of responses from doctors and other parts of the medical establishment. Dr. Sigall Bell has researched this topic - finding out why a good response is often so difficult - and suggests ways to improve outcomes, system-wide.

Patients who suffer medical errors get a range of responses from doctors and other parts of the medical establishment. Dr. Sigall Bell has researched this topic - finding out why a good response is often so difficult - and suggests ways to improve outcomes, system-wide.

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