Robbie Goldstein

Robbie Goldstein, MD, PhD is a physician based in Boston who is running for Congress to represent Massachusetts' Eighth District. Goldstein has spent his career in Medicine focused on infectious disease treatment and prevention. A human rights advocate, Goldstein founded and directs the Transgender Health Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and has worked to further progressive causes in Massachusetts for two decades. Learn more at

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Saturday, July 18, 2020
We Need Healthcare Professionals in Washington to Fight Back Against a Reckless President
After months of threats, President Trump this week submitted an official notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) to the UN Secretary General, effective July, 6 2021. With this action, the President made our country less safe and threatened the health of billions of people...
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"In 2008, the banks were too big to fail, so we moved quickly to bail them out," writes Dr. Goldstein. "Now, in the face of the largest public health crisis we’ve seen in a century, the American hospital system is too important to fail." (Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
US Hospitals Are Sick With COVID-19. Here's the Treatment.
COVID-19 has spread rapidly through our community. It has shown us what happens when we work together to confront a common enemy, and what happens when we delay. With each new diagnosis there is more fear. And, importantly, more evidence of everyday heroism. In the hospital, teams of doctors are...
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