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Howard G. Smith MD, AM

160 Boylston St., 1101

Chestnut Hill, Ma 02467

617-488-9699 •



Personal Profile and Goals


More than 35 years experience in health and wellness communications creating and producing short- and long-form pieces that capture and retain audience.  Video and audio broadcasting fast-paced medical capsule reports in a friendly yet authoritative, upbeat style.  Eight year experience in major market radio hosting and producing healthcare talk radio.  Experienced doing Q&As covering medical news and healthcare delivery but also science and technology.  


Conversant with electronic news creation software, internet tools for content creation and distribution, and both audio and video podcasting.  Major market experience operating radio production and on-air equipment including electronic editing, mixing board, and production tools comparable to Audio Vault.


Desires part-time or full-time position as a healthcare, medical and science talk show host/reporter/editor.



Job Relevant Skills


Audio/video editing and podcast creation 

Audio editing: Twisted Wave; Audacity

Video editing: Final Cut Pro

Teleprompter skills

Broadcast/production sound board operation

Listener recruitment

Social media and SEO

Website creation and management 

Database creation and management

Spreadsheet creation and management




Experience: Video and Audio Podcasting



Dr. Howard Smith Reports




Experience: Major market radio



WBZ-AM, Boston, MA

Medical Editor, Talk Show Host

Created, produced, and voiced weekly health and wellness reports. Hosted daily mid-day health and wellness news program, weekend morning drive program, remotes, fill-ins for nighttime hosts, ad hoc news Q&A’s;  Drove audience share from nil to 25.



WMRE-AM, Boston, MA

Medical Editor, Talk Show Host

Part of morning drive team; created, produced, and hosted weekday health and wellness talk show; created, produced, and voiced weekly health and wellness reports.



WRKO-AM, Boston, MA

Medical Commentator

Regular appearances with talk radio icon Jerry Williams on afternoon drive program presenting health news and commentaries.



WRKO-AM, Boston, MA

Talk Show Host

Created, produced, and hosted weekend health and wellness talk show.



Experience: Online and Print media



Business Insider

Medical science, health, and wellness contributor



Tab Newspapers, Boston, MA

Health and Wellness Columnist

Created and edited weekly health and wellness column including reader Q&A.






National Institutes of Health

National Cancer Institute, Surgery Branch

Bethesda, MD

Clinical and research cancer immunology-immunotherapy fellowship



Harvard University

Boston, MA

Master’s degree, immunology



Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Doctor of Medicine



Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

A.B. - Chemistry/Biology




Experience: Clinical medicine



Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Associates 

West Hartford, CT

Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Principal

Founded practice as one of only two pediatric otolaryngologists in the State of Connecticut.  Created one of the first production electronic medical records in regular use.  Pioneered the use of diversion therapy using animatronics to optimize patient and parent experience.



Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 

Hartford, CT

Attending Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Instructed UConn resident physicians, performed surgery, and provided emergency services as Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut.



CIGNA HealthCare

Bloomfield, CT

Vice President, National Network Management

Led department tasked with coordinating primary and specialty care deployment throughout CIGNA’s national network, developed systems for monitoring network adequacy, and supervised claims processing unit.



CIGNA Roos Loos Medical Group

Los Angeles, CCMC audiology

Chief Operating Officer

Regional Medical Director, Orange County

Reorganized Orange County regional operation consolidating medical group management utilizing a decentralized physician-led model.  Ultimately supervised clinical operations for a 400 physician multi-specialty group in the Los Angeles basin.



Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Attending Pediatric Otolaryngologist and Founding Coordinator, Boston Children’s Deafness Network; Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Instructed resident physicians in clinical and operative techniques as Harvard faculty member.  Clinical practice centered on the effective management of middle ear disease in children.  Created and led a multi-disciplinary clinical group dedicated to the early diagnosis and management of hearing-impaired infants and children.



Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary 

Hartford, CT

Attending Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Instructed Harvard resident physicians, performed surgery, and provided emergency services as Harvard faculty member.



MIT Medical Department

Cambridge, MA

Pediatric and Adolescent Otolaryngologist, Director ENT Division

Led an outreach clinical service from Boston Children’s Hospital primarily serving undergraduate and graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.



Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center

Waltham, MA

Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Director, ENT clinic

Operated an outreach clinical service from Boston Children’s Hospital serving developmentally disabled individuals in Massachusetts’ network of residential schools.



Harvard Medical School - Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary

Boston, MA

Otolaryngology -  Head and Neck Surgery Residency



Harvard Medical School - Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

General Surgery Residency



Contact Information



Business cell: 617-488-9699

Personal cell: 860-212-6723

E-mail: Drhowardsmith.Reports@Gmail.Com  

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