2019: Early Career Achievement Award

Carl Streed, Jr., SB’07

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Research Lead, Center for Transgender Medicine & Surgery at Boston Medical Center

Boston, MA

Carl Streed Jr. is an assistant professor of medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and research lead in the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Boston Medical Center. After completing his SB and AB in biological chemistry and chemistry at the University, he earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins, where he advocated for the inclusion of sexual and gender minority (SGM) health in the curricula of the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, increased the visibility and value of SGM communities through community advocacy, and achieved transgender equity in health insurance coverage.

Carl completed a fellowship in general internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where his research focused on the health and well-being of SGM individuals and communities, particularly transgender and gender nonconforming individuals. Nationally, he has chaired the American Medical Association Advisory Committee on LGBTQ Issues and served on the board of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality. His efforts to improve the health and well-being of SGM individuals and communities have earned him the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Award, the American Medical Student Association James Slayton National Award for Leadership Excellence, the AMA Foundation Excellence in Medicine Award, and the Erickson-Zoellers Point Foundation Scholarship, as well as recognition by the Obama White House and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.