Pieter Cohen


Dr. Pieter Cohen along with his colleague Dr. Michael Hochman co-authors the educational series “Updates in Slow Medicine.” Dr. Cohen is a general internist at Cambridge Health Alliance in Somerville, Massachusetts. His area of clinical expertise and research includes weight loss, preventive medicine and dietary supplements. His work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Public Health.


Hospitals can be dangerous, uncomfortable places. As two recent pieces in high-profile medical journals detail, the "hospital-at-home" approach can offer a better alternative for many patients.