Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner - Dr. Jim O’Connell

Beacon Hill Times

About sixty BHCA members and neighbors attended Dr. Jim O’Connell’s talk, Health Care in the Streets – Lessons from Three Decades of Caring for Boston’s Rough Sleepers, at the BHCA last Thursday night.

Dr. Jim’s passion for his mission was evident in his talk and in the pictures he shared of his work through the years. The Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, founded by Dr. O’Connell in 1985, provides compassionate and dignified healthcare to Boston’s homeless men, women and children both on the streets and in his clinic at MGH.

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