Division of Hospital Medicine

Benjamin T. Galen, M.D.

Dr. Benjamin T. Galen

Instructor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)


Professional Interests

Dr. Galen is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Yale University.  As a hospital-based internist, he is committed to internal medicine education.  His other interests include point-of-care ultrasound, medical case reports, and clinical decision making.


Selected Publications

1. Galen BT. Inpatient end-of-life decisions informed by definitive diagnosis. J Palliat Med. 2014 Nov 17.

2. Galen BT. The impact of cost displays on ordering. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Oct;29(10):1331,014-2944-4.

3. Galen BT, Banach DB, Gitman MR, Trow TK. Meningoencephalitis due to gemella haemolysans. J Med Microbiol. 2014 Jan;63(Pt 1):138-9.

4. Galen BT, Federman DG. Large tophi and nodal arthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;20(6):336.

5. Galen BT, Rose MG. Darier's sign in mastocytosis. Blood. 2014 Feb 20;123(8):1127.

6. Kalinowski A, Ueki I, Min-Oo G, Ballon-Landa E, Knoff D, Galen B, et al. EGFR activation suppresses respiratory virus-induced IRF1-dependent CXCL10 production. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jul 15;307(2):L186-96.

7. Galen BT, Siegel MD. Sedation interruption for mechanically ventilated patients. JAMA. 2013 Mar 13;309(10):981-2.

8. Galen BT. Is pocket ultrasound ready for prime time? Crit Care. 2012 Nov 14;16(6):436.

9. Galen BT. In support of residency training at an academic veterans hospital. Acad Med. 2012 Aug;87(8):993-4.

10. Galen BT. Post-test probability according to prevalence. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Oct;26(10):1090; author reply 1091.



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