Stephen Beaven Calderwood, MD

Stephen Calderwood

Title: Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases (Retired)
Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Stephen Beaven Calderwood, MD, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases (Retired) at Massachusetts General Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in infectious disease, medicine and higher education.

With more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Calderwood is a celebrated physician who has been serving as a physician in the division of infectious diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital since 1982 and as the director for the Center for Educational Innovation and Scholarship since 2016. Alongside these prominent positions, he has been a fellow of numerous societies, including the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene since 2013, the American Association for the Advancement of Science since 2005, the American Academy of Microbiology since 1999, the Infectious Diseases Society of America since 1990, and the American College of Physicians since 1989. Alongside these roles, he has been a Morton N. Swartz, MD, Academy Professor at Harvard Medical School since 2007 and a professor of medicine, microbiology and immunobiology at Harvard Medical School since 2000.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Calderwood pursued a formal education at Harvard University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology, summa cum laude, in 1971, and a Doctor of Medicine in 1975. He subsequently became an intern, junior resident and senior resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital between 1975 and 1978, and soon thereafter, was the chief resident in medicine at the hospital in 1981. Dr. Calderwood is a diplomate in infectious diseases by the American Board of Internal Medicine and he is licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The author of 215 original research publications and 50 other published papers, Dr. Calderwood has accrued several accolades throughout his impressive career. A Scholar at the Academy at Harvard Medical School since 2002, he won the Kenneth Kaplan Infectious Disease Clinician Award from the Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society and the Joseph B. Martin Dean’s Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women from Harvard Medical Society in 2017. Likewise, the Infectious Diseases Society of America honored him with the Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award in 2017, Partners Healthcare gave him the Partners Medical Education Outstanding Mentor Award in 2015, and Massachusetts General Hospital presented him with the John T. Potts Jr., MD, Faculty Mentoring Award in 2014. Previously, he won numerous recognitions and honors from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and he has been a grantee of the National Institutes of Health since 1988.

Married to Nancy Stickley Glesmann since 1969, Dr. Calderwood is the proud father of two sons and two grandchildren. He enjoys traveling and playing golf in his spare time. Notably, he was selected for inclusion in the third edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.

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