Editor Profile

Paul E. Sax, MD

Contributing Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Board

Paul E. Sax, MD, is Clinical Director of the HIV Program and Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is actively involved in HIV research, clinical practice, and teaching. His research interests include clinical trials of new antiretroviral therapies, the cost-effectiveness of HIV management strategies, complications of antiretroviral treatment, and the identification, treatment, and outcome of primary HIV infection. Dr. Sax is the Principal Investigator of the Brigham and Women's Hospital AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and is a member of the Cost Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications (CEPAC) Research Group. He has been a member of the NEJM Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care Editorial Board since 1996 and was Editor-in-Chief from 2003-2014. He currently writes the HIV and ID Observations blog.


Consultant / Advisory board

Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead; GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen; Merck

Grant / Research support

NIH; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Gilead; GlaxoSmithKline; Merck

Editorial boards

Medscape; UpToDate

Leadership positions in professional societies

Mass ID Society (Vice President)

Summaries by Paul Sax