Chana Sacks

Dr. Sacks was a panelist for the Forum’s discussions on Curbing Gun Violence.

Dr. Sacks is general medicine researcher and general internist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She also is Co-Director of the MGH Center for Gun Violence Prevention.

She was a General Internal Medicine fellow with PORTAL from 2016 – 2018, studying health policy, including FDA regulatory and approval processes, medication pricing, and the clinical and economic impact of drug shortages. Her recent work on Medicare spending on brand-name combination drugs was published in JAMA. She has also focused on gun violence prevention, and has published on this and other topics in NEJM and JAMA Internal Medicine. Chana also serves as Images Editor at the New England Journal of Medicine.