Patricia Wen

Wen writes mostly about social service, family and health issues. She has twice been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, once for feature writing and also as part of a team for national reporting. A Harvard graduate, Wen has also twice won the Casey Medal for coverage of children and family issues.

Latest stories

Parents sue nanny for wrongful death

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The couple allege in the lawsuit that Aisling Brady McCarthy is responsible for the death of their 1-year-old girl in 2013.

Print-only Boston Courant publishes last edition

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The Courant’s publishers blamed an expensive wrongful termination lawsuit for its demise.

In West Roxbury, five men share more than a home

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They are bound by a common Chinese heritage and by intellectual disabilities that cause each of them to crave order.

Why didn’t anyone stop Doctor Hardy?

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There were inappropriate sexual contact allegations against Dr. Roger Ian Hardy for decades. How did no one notice?