Christopher Bennett, MD, MA

Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital

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Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital


Christopher Bennett, M.D., M.A. is a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and Emergency Medicine resident physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He also served on the 2018-2019 Board of Directors for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. His interests are in medical education, genetics, medical ethics, and journalism.

Bennett graduated with honors from Winthrop University (B.S. in Biology), earned a graduate degree from Duke University (M.A. in Genetics and Genomics), and was awarded his medical degree (M.D.) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine.

In addition to his formal graduate training, Bennett was previously a scientist with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow at Johns Hopkins’s McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine. 

His research has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Nature Genetics, the American Journal of Medical Genetics, and the Journal of Virology.

His writing has appeared in The American Journal of Bioethics, STAT News,, and Forbes.

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