Benjamin L. Mazer
Benjamin Mazer lives in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a surgical pathology assistant at Johns Hopkins.
He was previously a resident physician in the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Yale.
From 2021-2022, he will be a gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellow at Yale.
Dr. Mazer’s professional interests include diagnostic surgical pathology (GI and GU), laboratory management, evidence-based medicine, and health communication in the media.
He received a BA from Swarthmore College, majoring in both Biology and Linguistics. He was awarded a Lippincott Graduate Fellowship by Swarthmore.
He graduated with an MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he received the Hawkins Award for pathology at graduation. He also served as the post-sophomore pathology fellow from 2013-2014.
Prior to medical school, he received an MBA from the Simon Business School.
In 2017, he received a Leadership Development Award from the College of American Pathologists Foundation. In 2018, he served as the digital strategy liaison for the CAP Residents Forum Executive Committee. In 2020, he is serving as the junior member on the CAP Economic Affairs Committee.
His writing has appeared in both mainstream and academic outlets, including The Boston Globe, STAT, Medscape, WBUR (NPR Boston), The BMJ, and elsewhere.
Dr. Mazer’s views do not represent those of his employer or any other organization with which he is affiliated.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org