City Editor

Stephen Smith

Smith joined the Globe as a reporter on the Health/Science desk, following 16 years as a reporter and editor at The Miami Herald. He became the Globe’s city editor in April 2011. A graduate of Northwestern University, Smith was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Latest stories

Dr. Amy Reed, whose own medical battle changed physicians’ practices, dies at 44

By Karen Weintraub , Globe Correspondent

When a procedure turned what would have been a readily treatable cancer into a lethal case, Dr. Reed dedicated her remaining time to abolishing the medical practice.

Storm arrives in R.I. like a lamb, then roars like a lion

By Felice J. Freyer , Globe Staff

After 8 a.m., the system revealed its true nature, producing near-whiteout conditions on roads.

Hospital clears traveler who was monitored for Ebola

By , Globe Staff

The traveler, who was recently in West Africa, had a fever but does not have Ebola, Massachusetts General Hospital said.

Health Connector deadline extended

By , Globe Staff

Consumers who want to buy medical insurance through the Mass. Health Connector are getting extra time.